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Gorgui Dieng cleared to practice, play

Updated: October 27, 2010, 9:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Louisville freshman Gorgui Dieng has been cleared by the NCAA and is immediately eligible to practice and play for the Cardinals, team spokesman Kenny Klein said Tuesday.

Dieng, who played last season at Huntington Prep in West Virginia, was declared ineligible due to academics just three weeks ago. Louisville appealed the decision and won a reversal.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino asked the school to appeal the matter, citing Dieng's strong academic record. He began practicing with ...

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