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West Virginia’s Gabe Osabuohien cleared to play by NCAA

Associated Press
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The NCAA cleared forward Gabe Osabuohien to play at West Virginia this season.

The Mountaineers said in a release the NCAA approved the junior’s waiver request for immediately eligibility Wednesday.

Osabuohien transferred to West Virginia from Arkansas in August, when he was dismissed by Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman without disclosing a reason.

The 6-foot-8 Osabuohien played in 54 games with eight starts in two seasons with Arkansas. He averaged 2.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over his career.


West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said Osabuohien gives the Mountaineers “another much-needed big man who can defend on the perimeter as well as play on the offensive end.”

West Virginia (3-0) hosts Boston University (3-2) on Friday night.

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