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UCLA basketball player Jonah Bolden ruled academically ineligible
UCLA basketball player Jonah Bolden ruled academically ineligible

Jonah Bolden, a highly regarded freshman on the UCLA men's basketball team, has been ruled academically ineligible by the NCAA, the school announced Friday. Bolden, a 6-foot-9 forward, is Australian but played last season at Findlay Prep in Nevada. The NCAA determined Bolden was a partial academic qualifier, so he can keep his scholarship and practice with the team, but will not be allowed to play in games this season. A UCLA spokesman said the school had exhausted all efforts on behalf of Bolden so there would not be an additional appeal. UCLA went big in its freshman class, signing 7-foot center Thomas Welsh, 6-10 forward Gyorgy Goloman and 6-9 forward Kevon Looney along with...

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