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University of Kansas

Kansas officials sharply criticize NCAA over Diallo case

Kansas officials have sharply criticized the NCAA over its handling of five-star prospect Cheick Diallo, who remains ineligible to participate in games for the Jayhawks after several months of investigations.

In a letter from Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger to NCAA vice president Oliver Luck, the school contends that it has found "serious and legitimate misrepresentations attributed to NCAA process, unfounded verbal statements and inadequate professional standards."

The NCAA has been investigating Diallo's classwork from Our Savior New American, a prep school in New York, along with the forward's relationship with his guardian, Tidiane Drame.