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Top 2019 recruit ruled ineligible for the season

One of the best sophomores in high school basketball will not be a part of high school basketball this coming season.

ESPN is reporting Charles Bassey, a five-star power forward and the No. 1 overall player in the 247 Composite Rankings, has been ruled ineligible for the year down in Texas. The reason behind his ineligibility is not yet known, although ESPN expects a formal announcement today.

Bassey burst onto the scene when he took MVP honors in the Jordan Brand Classic’s international game back in April. He then took an unofficial visit to Kentucky over the summer and will likely be a priority for John Calipari once it comes time to really recruit that class.

This could be a pretty big curveball, though.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Top 2019 recruit ruled ineligible for the season



  1. Bluebloodtoo
    12:14 pm November 17, 2016 Permalink

    Per this web page (http://blog.mysanantonio.com/hssports/2016/11/boys-basketball-st-anthony-star-bassey-others-ruled-ineligible-by-tapps/), looks like it might be related to a staff member being hired when we arrived.



  2. Bluebloodtoo
    12:14 pm November 17, 2016 Permalink

    ****he arrived.



  3. RealCatsFan
    12:26 pm November 17, 2016 Permalink

    I figured it was probably because someone bought him lunch at Taco Bell.



  4. loservilletard
    12:45 pm November 17, 2016 Permalink

    he will be in a prep school by the end of the weekend. it won’t slow down his recruitment.