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Yahoo Reporting That Kentucky's Skal Labissiere Has Been Ruled Eligible

Skal Labissiere floats a layup during a high school game.

skal labissiere kentucky ruled eligible

Kentucky head coach John Calipari told reporters he wasn't worried about star freshman Skal Labissiere's eligibility. Turns out he was right. Friday, Yahoo's Shams Charania reported that Labissiere has been cleared by the NCAA to play in the 2015-2016 season. Labissiere, a power forward who originally hails from Haiti, is considered the best prospect in the country.

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Labissiere, who was considered a five-star prospect by every recruiting agency, stands at 6-foot-11, 215 pounds. He's expected to play a major role for the Wildcats this season.