KU’s Cliff Alexander sidelined vs. Texas due to NCAA issue

Kansas forward Cliff Alexander (2) blocks a shot by Texas Tech guard Randy Onwuasor during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Courtesy: Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play in Saturday’s basketball game versus Texas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Saturday.

“The NCAA has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility,” Zenger said. “As a precautionary measure Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved the issue.”

“We are committed to NCAA rules compliance,” KU head coach Bill Self said. “and we want to make sure that we take every precaution to minimize the impact on Cliff.”

Zenger said Kansas would have no further comment until the issue is resolved.

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