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The Sun's Arizin: College basketball players, be way of those prep schools

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A couple of highly rated recruits from Our Savior New American are in danger of not qualifying for NCAA basketball.

Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! The big news yesterday was that NovaDave's favorite recruit Cheick Diallo may not be playing for Kansas this year. Apparently his school, Our Savior New American, is having some trouble getting some of their "classes" approved by the NCAA for credit towards being cleared to play.

Let it be a lesson to all those recruits - go to a historically strong school. Not these new basketball factories that pop up. You'll likely run in to trouble.

And now, the "news."

Get to Know a Recruit: Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo | Big East Coast Bias
The guard could prove to be an important piece to Villanova's conference title defense this season.

Darrun Hilliard catches the eyes of not only SVG but his new Pistons teammates | Detroit Pistons
“He’s got a real poise to his game. He plays like an NBA player already. He’s totally under control. You can’t speed him up. He plays at his pace and he knows how to play the game and that’s what our guys watching the games – KCP, Reggie, Andre – kept saying.”

Quade Green Summer Mixtape | Courtside Films
It's easy to see why the 'Cats are hot on the Neumann-Goretti guard's trail.

Jahvon Quinerly stands out at Hoop Group Future All-American Camp | MadeHoops
“I’m looking for a coach that will let his point guard go a bit,” he said. “I want a coach that will have trust in me and is a good school for guards.” Hmmmm!

Cheick Diallo's future in question as Kansas awaits NCAA clearance | Sporting News
Our Savior New American, which also boasts former target Kassoum Yakwe, is having some problems with the NCAA. Those who know the school well don't appear to be shocked at the issue.

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Get ready for the 2015-16 Premier League season with our comprehensive, team-by-team guide. The action starts on Saturday!