Kevin Ware had one of college basketball’s wildest recruiting journeys over the last six months.
And may not be over. Or let’s just say there may be another twist or turn.
The 6-foot-4 point guard from Rockdale County High School might not be eligible to play for Louisville until January, Louisville coach Rick Pitino told the Louisville Courier-Journal. Pitino expects a decision to come within the next week or two.
Here’s more from the Courier-Journal:
Pitino said it’s an academic issue and not related to the NCAA’s investigation of Central Florida’s recruiting. The 6-foot-4 Ware, from Rockdale County High School in Georgia, signed with Tennessee before coach Bruce Pearl was fired, then got his release and commited to UCF. After a [report] linked his UCF recruitment to a possible street agent, Ware backed out. In June he announced he would attend U of L.
“It’s a very close call, and the NCAA will decide,” Pitino said of Ware’s status. “Right now he’s waiting for his grade to come back from his online testing. Right now we don’t know. So if we don’t get the answer in time … he’ll probably be eligible in January.”
Ware committed to Louisville over UGA on May 30. For more information go here
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