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Emmanuel Mudiay & Karviar Shepherd ruled ineligible for season

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Emmanuel Mudiay & Karviar Shepherd ruled ineligible for season

Emmanuel Mudiay, one of the best point guards in the country and a major UK recruiting target, was ruled ineligible Wednesday for his junior season at Prime Prep Academy.

Prime Prep Academy opened its doors this fall in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The charter school was co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and is designed to be a destination for standout athletes.

Prime Prep is sanctioned by the state of Texas, but the manner in which student-athletes transferred to the new school has been in question. Mudiay was one of four basketball players who followed Coach Ray Forsett to Prime Prep from Grace Prep in Arlington. Under Texas rules, players are not allowed to transfer schools for “athletic purposes.”

An eligibility committee ruled Wednesday that three of those players, including Mudiay, are ineligible to play this season, according to DallasNews.com.

Mudiay, a 6-foot-3 point guard, is ranked as the No. 3 overall prospect in the class of 2014 by Scout.com. He is considered by some to be favoring Kentucky, though he has several major schools on his list. Karviar Shepherd, a top-50 recruit who committed to TCU earlier this week, was also ruled ineligible. LSU commitment Jordan Mickey was the only high-profile transfer ruled eligible to play this season.

Wednesday’s decision is expected to be appealed to the state board of athletics.

http://ukrecruiting.bloginky.com/2012/10/10/uk-recruit-mudiay-ruled-ineligible-for-2012-13-season/


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This sounded like a bad idea from the start

I know the football team had a tough time gaining eligibility to even play in their district, so the sounds of the basketball team just gaining access was seemingly not to be. This is definitely a bummer and I am guessing Mickey must have guardians or something to that extent in the district, whereas maybe Mudiay and Shepherd do not. Either way, kind of a downer that Shepherd does not get to play his senior season and Mudiay does not get to show what makes him an elite prospect over this coming year of HS. Seemed shady from the get go. Hope Deion can bail them out of this, because right now Prime Prep is not off to such a hot start.

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Wow I'm from the DFW area and

Wow I'm from the DFW area and Karviar and Jordan play on the older aau team for Urban DFW elite and there both good people just wanting to play basketball and it sucks to see Karviar have to sit out his las year of school ball.

As for Eman ,he use to play for our rivalry school and was thinking about going to Kimball to play with Kieth Frazier but chose to stay with his coach instead and now he has to sit out the season....

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Wow I'm from the DFW area and

Wow I'm from the DFW area and Karviar and Jordan play on the older aau team for Urban DFW elite and there both good people just wanting to play basketball and it sucks to see Karviar have to sit out his las year of school ball.

As for Eman ,he use to play for our rivalry school and was thinking about going to Kimball to play with Kieth Frazier but chose to stay with his coach instead and now he has to sit out the season....

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Too bad

was Looking forward to see them

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