Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander will miss Kansas’ game against Texas on Saturday because of a potential NCAA eligibility issue, the school announced on Saturday afternoon.
“The NCAA has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility,” KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger said in a statement. “As a precautionary measure Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved the issue.”
Alexander, a 6-foot-8 freshman forward from Chicago, is averaging 7.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.
“We are committed to NCAA rules compliance,” KU head coach Bill Self said in a statement. “and we want to make sure that we take every precaution to minimize the impact on Cliff.”
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Zenger added that Kansas would have no further public comment until the issue is resolved.