UConn's Kentan Facey OK'd to play

Updated: October 25, 2013, 1:49 PM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Connecticut Huskies freshman big man Kentan Facey has been cleared to play this season.

The 6-foot-9 Facey's status was in doubt due to his academic background while in his native Jamaica. Facey was a top-100 player and his presence is much-needed on a Huskies team that lacks quality frontcourt players.

"I am so pleased and excited that everything has worked out for this outstanding young man," UConn coach Kevin Ollie said Friday. "It's great to see him go through this situation ...

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