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Two SEC freshmen basketball players may not be eligible

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by KYSportsWriter, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    ESPN reporting Kentucky's John Wall and Mississippi State's Renardo Sidney may not be eligible this season.


    Wonder what our resident Bulldog fan has to say about this?
  2. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Yikes. Isn't Wall the top freshman in the country?
  3. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Yes. And Sidney apparently isn't bad, either.
  4. mb

    mb Active Member

    Wait. You mean one of the top recruits in the country ... that chose Kentucky at the last minute and only after that noted man of virtue John Calipari took the UK job ... might be ineligible? Unpossible.
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Kentucky fans will be slashing wrists if Wall can't play.
    Yep. And projected by nearly everyone as the No. 1 pick in next year's NBA draft. Some of those lunatic Kentucky fans will be inconsolable if Wall can't play.
  6. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    They've been declared ineligible due to their shoddy work in the Florida-Arkansas game.
  7. mb

    mb Active Member

    The coach who has had Final Four trips vacated in two previous stops, however, remains eligible.
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  9. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I don't know if I have enough popcorn.

    God I wish I still lived in Kentucky sometimes.
  10. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Very nice.
  11. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    ESPN didn't report Renardo Sidney is having eligibility problems. That's been going on a long time and has been well reported by others, including the Clarion-Ledger, along the way. The family's attorney says the prime beef they have is the NCAA trying to get their financial records, something he says the NCAA doesn't have jurisdiction in.

    Juicy a month or so back were rumors that Kodi Augustus jacked Sidney in his mouth because he didn't like his attitude in pickup games.
  12. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    The unchecked NCAA could, if it chooses to, stretch this "investigation" for three years, as it did in Jackie Sherrill's last three, and attempt to shroud the program with a negative aura.
    It affected recruiting and State's general football persona from 2000-03, following a stretch of six bowls in 10 seasons.

    With or without Sidney (and most State fans want him, for sure) the Bulldogs will be back in the NCAAs this season.
    Five returning starters and other top-third percentile recruits will allow Stansbury's teams to keep winning.
    Them and Ole Miss may top the West standings either way.
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