UK says Knox’s eligibility not threatened by Yahoo Sports story

UK released a statement Saturday saying that this week’s Yahoo Sports story alleging widespread corruption in college basketball will not threaten Kevin Knox’s eligibility. Knox and two former UK players — Bam Adebayo and Nerlens Noel — were mentioned in the story that implicated at least 20 Division I programs and more than 25 players in what it called an “underground recruiting operation.”

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‘I know nothing more than you guys know.’ Calipari fields questions on Yahoo Sports report.

UK basketball coach John Calipari, and DeWayne Peevy, athletics deputy director, spoke to media Friday at Joe Craft center after a report by Yahoo Sports connected current and former UK players to an ongoing federal investigation of college basketball.
Marcus Dorsey mdorsey@herald-leader.com
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