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West Virginia basketball recruit Macon declared eligible

Published On: Aug 23 2013 02:51:13 PM EDT
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West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins says Huntington standout Elijah Macon has been cleared academically to enroll in school.

The Charleston Gazette reports Friday was the last day for the 6-foot-9 Macon to enroll in fall classes.

Macon originally signed with the Mountaineers in 2012 when he was a senior at Huntington Prep. But he didn't qualify academically and spent last season in prep school in New Hampshire.