NCAA rules former Kentucky recruit Shabazz Muhammad ineligible

Shabazz Muhammad

More to come, but here’s the statement from the school:

The has finally determined that a violation of the NCAA amateurism rules has occurred involving freshman guard and his family. As a result, he is ineligible for competition at this time. We are extremely disappointed that the has made this determination.

The University and our compliance staff have fully cooperated with the throughout this entire period, and we believe the decision is incorrect and unjust to Shabazz. will expeditiously pursue its options to challenge this determination. When a final resolution has been reached by the NCAA, we will swiftly communicate the news to the entire Bruin family.