NCAA: Olexiy “Alex” Len to become the next Enes Kanter?

Ukrainian big man Olexiy “Alex” Len is waiting for his College eligibility. The NCAA is still checking for amateurism certification of 7’1″ Maryland commit. Will he be able to play College ball? the same situation happened to Jazz’s draftee last season. Turkish big man Enes Kanter wasn’t allowed to play for Kentucky.

Adam Zagoria reports for

Olexiy “Alex” Len enrolled at Maryland in August and then made an impressive 10-minute appearance during Maryland’s March Madness Oct. 14.

But at midnight that night, his 45-day window for practicing with the team expired and he is now waiting for the NCAA to rule on his eligibility to play this season for the Terrapins.

“With Alex Len, the NCAA continues to work with the university but no decision has been reached,” NCAA spokesman Chris Radford said Friday by email. “The primary issue relates to his amateurism certification.”

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