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Sport Memphis' Wiseman has restraining order allowing him to play while he fights NCAA ruling he's ineligible.

02:00  09 november  2019
02:00  09 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

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  Report: NCAA declares potential No. 1 overall pick Wiseman ineligible in shock ruling James Wiseman is 7-1 behemoth and a definite lottery pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.It's been a banner day for the NCAA, which this morning influenced Ohio State to hold out star edge rusher Chase Young for taking a loan from a family friend. In their latest actual ruling, they've declared Wiseman ineligible, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Wiseman was ruled ineligible , but a court order will allow him to suit up in Friday' s game. After just one college game, the No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2019, Memphis freshman James Wiseman was ruled ineligible by the NCAA on Friday, according to multiple media reports.

Memphis forward James Wiseman , the No. 1-ranked prospect in the 2019 class and potential No. 1 in the 2020 NBA draft, has been ruled ineligible Memphis attorney Leslie Ballin says that the NCAA determined Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway helped Wiseman and his family move to Memphis

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Memphis freshman James Wiseman , a potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, was ruled ineligible to play at the University of James Wiseman ’s NCAA career isn’t over yet. The Memphis freshman and potential No He ’ s expected to be a top-five pick, with a ceiling as high as No. 1 overall.

Memphis Tigers freshman James Wiseman has been ruled ineligible to play by the NCAA , attorney Leslie Ballin said in a statement on Friday. He says Penny Hardaway helped finance Wiseman and his family’ s move to Memphis back in high school.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis center James Wiseman has a temporary restraining order to play while the heralded freshman fights an NCAA ruling that he's ineligible to play for coach Penny Hardaway and the Tigers.

Memphis issued a statement Friday, less than an hour before the No. 14 Tigers played Illinois-Chicago, saying it is working with NCAA staff to fully restore Wiseman's eligibility.

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Wiseman was the No. 1 recruit nationally and is projected as the top pick overall in the 2020 NBA draft.

Memphis says Wiseman was declared eligible by the NCAA in May. More information and investigation led to information that Hardaway, who was then coach of East High School, gave $11,500 in moving expenses to help Wiseman's family move from Nashville to Memphis in the summer of 2017.

Opinion: Do the right thing NCAA, and free Memphis' James Wiseman

  Opinion: Do the right thing NCAA, and free Memphis' James Wiseman James Wiseman's NCAA eligibility story at Memphis is complicated, but it has one innocent party: James Wiseman, the likely top pick in 2020 NBA Draft.That’s the compassionate thing — the right thing — for the NCAA to do. Let Wiseman continue to play this season for Memphis and, yes, for Memphis coach Penny Hardaway, who technically, apparently, allegedly broke NCAA rules in 2017 when Wiseman was a high school player and Hardaway was a high school coach.

Wiseman played under Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway when he was coaching at the high school level at Memphis East. Breaking news: High profile Memphis attorney Leslie Ballin says the NCAA has ruled James Wiseman ineligible to play .

Highly-touted Memphis freshman James Wiseman was ruled ineligible by the NCAA on Friday, according to multiple media reports, the ruling Though the two have a long-standing kinship, Ballin says the NCAA deemed Penny a booster in the case, leading to the ruling of Wiseman ' s ineligibility .

Wiseman played for East High as a junior and helped Hardaway win his third straight Tennessee Class AAA title.

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