Diallo To Travel To Maui

Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo has received a new waiver from the NCAA which allows him to go to Maui for the Maui Invitational, sources close to the program informed the Journal-World on Thursday night night.
It must be stressed they have not yet been eliminated to get involved games within the Maui Invitational or any as well as this season. The particular waiver simply grants him or her the opportunity to travel with the team. The NCAA Eligibility Middle continues to look at Diallo's educational materials to find out whether he will be eligible this coming year or not.
Comes to an end morning, before KU left for the The hawaiian islands event, KU coach Bill Self mentioned in a release that a waiver was given to allow Diallo the opportunity to travel with the team, and that the NCAA case is ongoing.
Before Thursday, Personal said: "I am extremely optimistic they'll be able to permit him to go (to Maui), yet I'm not necessarily optimistic we're going have an solution on actively playing. I am positive we'll have an answer on playing (this season) before the tournament has ended. "
KU's squad is to practice from 6 was, in KU's practice facility then later each day fly charter to Hawaii for the Boasts Invitational. KU will fulfill Chaminade in 8 pm, Central period, Monday.
Put on Jackson, the particular attorney with regard to Diallo's mom or dad, told the Journal-World he is confident the fact typically the NCAA reinstated another gamer -- St John's safeguard Felix Balamou on Thurs -- may bode properly for Diallo. Various players nationally happen to be cleared the very last couple weeks.
"I think this is a step in the proper direction. Despite the fact that my consumer (guardian Tidiane Drame) provides still not have to get interviewed (by NCAA) they are starting to review the information which was provided. I will be led to consider this is heading in the right direction. You can say I am cautiously upbeat (Diallo will probably be cleared soon), " Jackson added.