Ben McLemore, KU And Mizzou Recruit, Reportedly Enrolls At Texas High School

Ben McLemore, a Kansas and Missouri basketball recruit, was dismissed from his Virginia high school last week. Reports now say he's enrolling at a Texas high school.

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Ben McLemore, Kansas And Missouri Basketball Recruit, Enrolls At Texas High School

Last week news came out that Ben McLemore had been dismissed from his Virginia high school, Oak Hill Academy. McLemore is the 17th ranked high school player in the country and has reportedly narrowed his choices to the Kansas Jayhawks and Missouri Tigers. 

The biggest question following the news last week that McLemore was dismissed from high school was how his eligibility would be affected. Would he still be able to enroll at KU and Mizzou?

According to reports, McLemore is now enrolling in a Texas high school called Christian Life Center. We're taking this news as a positive sign that he'll be eligible next year. Also at Christian Life Center is Hersey Robinson, a 6'7" power forward who has committed to Texas Tech.

It's unclear right now where McLemore is leaning -- to Kansas or Mizzou -- but it's looking like right now he's at least on his way to eligibility.

Both schools have had varying success with players who have questionable ability. For Kansas, they wanted on Josh Selby and he eventually came after missing his first nine games. For Mizzou, recruit Tony Mitchell was ruled ineligible after the Tigers waited an entire semester for him to become eligible.

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Ben McLemore, Kansas And Missouri Basketball Recruit, Dismissed From High School Team

It must be suspension Monday around the basketball world. Ben McLemore, a basketball recruit that's narrowed his choices to the Kansas Jayhawks and Missouri Tigers, has been dismissed from Oak Hill Academy, according to a report in the Tuscon Citizen.

We've got no details of what's going on other than that Sidiki Johnson, an Arizona recruit, has also been dismissed. Their high school coach has confirmed the dismissal.

The news is surprising and leaves us with a ton of questions but none more important than what happens to McLemore's eligibility. We have no idea if this affects it in anyway moving forward.

Here's what SB Nation's Big 12 Hoops blog says about McLemore:

McLemore, a 6'5" shooting guard and St. Louis native, is in the middle of a heated recruiting race between theMissouri Tigers and Kansas Jayhawks. The 17th ranked high school senior, according to Rivals.com, is one of the last remaining top recruits yet to commit to a school for next year.

We'll be updating with anymore information on the news.

In the meantime, check out Rock Chalk Talk and Rock M Nation to see what KU and MU fans are saying about the news. 

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