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Video: Kansas Fans Chant "Free Diallo" During Jayhawks Exhibition

The beginning of the college basketball season is just around the corner, and Kansas freshman forward Cheick Diallo is still waiting clearance to play from the NCAA. Tonight, the Jayhawks hosted their final exhibition against Fort Hays State before Friday's season opener against Northern Colorado, and fans started a loud "Free Diallo" chant.

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Yahoo Sports has more on Diallo's NCAA hold-up:

NCAA officials have investigated the legitimacy of Diallo's past schooling and curriculum. Diallo attended middle school in Mali before transferring to Our Savior New American in Centereach, N.Y., as a ninth grader. Our Savior has had graduates accepted into top universities across the country.

The NCAA received 2,000 pages of homework from Diallo's Our Savior high school courses, and has requested middle-school transcripts as far back as sixth grade, multiple sources told Yahoo. In 2014, Mike Nzei was ruled ineligible at Seton Hall after being unable to produce his homework from Our Savior.

Diallo is one of a number of players waiting for an eligibility ruling with the season beginning in a few days. We hope they can resolve the issue very soon. Making players, who may be completely eligible, wait this long is absurd.