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Gillispie not commenting on status of two newcomers

UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie refuses to comment on the academic status of newcomers Kevin Galloway and DeAndre Liggins. UK released it's basketball prospectus on Tuesday and both players are listed on the roster.

There have been lingering questions surrounding the academic status of both players. In a news conference in July, Gillispie said Galloway and Liggins were both enrolled in summer school.

Galloway averaged 8 points and 4 rebounds for the College of Southern Idaho last year. Liggins played at Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, averaging over 13 points, 7 rebounds and five assists a game.

One player not listed on the roster is Mark Coury, who earlier this year asked to be released.

The UK roster is:

1 Darius Miller 6-7 215 Fr. HS Maysville, Ky. (Mason County)
3 Kevin Galloway 6-6 215 Jr. TR Sacramento, Calif. (Coll. of Southern Idaho)
13 Michael Porter 6-3 198 Jr. 2L Modesto, Calif. (Modesto Christian)
15 A.J. Stewart 6-7 225 So. 1L Jacksonville, Fla. (Arlington Country Day)
21 Perry Stevenson 6-9 215 Jr. 2L Lafayette, La. (Northside)
22 Ramon Harris 6-6 218 Jr. 2L Anchorage, Alaska (West Anchorage)
23 Jodie Meeks 6-4 208 Jr. 2L Norcross, Ga. (Norcross)
33* Matt Pilgrim 6-8 235 So. TR Cincinnati, Ohio (Hampton)
34 DeAndre Liggins 6-6 200 Fr. HS Chicago, Ill. (Findlay Prep)
43 Jared Carter 7-2 277 Sr. 2L Georgetown, Ky. (Scott Co.)
54 Patrick Patterson 6-8 235 So. 1L Huntington, W.Va. (Huntington)
55 Josh Harrellson 6-9 255 So. TR St. Charles, Mo. (SW Illinois College)


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