Buckles likely returning to FIU
Rakeem Buckles has been denied an appeal to transfer to Minnesota and play this season and will likely return to Florida International, Gophers coach Richard Pitino told ESPN.com.
The 6-foot-7 forward played his first three seasons at Louisville for Pitino's father, Rick Pitino. Buckles twice suffered season-ending ACL injuries while with the Cardinals and decided to transfer to Florida International for his senior season.
Buckles sat out last season at FIU, then decided to follow ...
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