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Report: Karviar Shepherd cleared

Updated: July 27, 2013, 9:09 AM ET
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Karviar Shepherd, an incoming freshman for the TCU men's basketball team, has been cleared academically by the NCAA, coach Trent Johnson told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Shepherd, No. 77 in the ESPN 100, had been deemed a non-qualifier by the NCAA, multiple sources told ESPN.com earlier this month. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound center had been told he would not be eligible to play this season due to academic issues at his high school, Prime Prep, the school co-founded by ex-NFL star Deion ...

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