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NCAA denies appeal of Wichita St's Allen to play this season

 

December 7, 2018



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The NCAA denied an appeal by Wichita State's Teddy Allen to play immediately after transferring from West Virginia on Friday, forcing the sophomore guard to sit out a redshirt season.

Allen appealed to the subcommittee for legislative relief arguing that the transfer was so that he could be closer to his support system in Boys Town, Nebraska. The small village near Omaha provides care, treatment and education to at-risk children with behavioral, emotional and academic issues.

Allen arrived at Boys Town when he was 17 and blossomed into a star basketball player. He sig...



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