Rakeem Buckles

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NCAA Denies Appeal, Buckles Won’t Play For Gophers

The NCAA has denied forward Rakeem Buckles’ appeal for a waiver request to play this season after following coach Richard Pitino from Florida International to Minnesota. Minnesota announced the decision on Tuesday.

09/03/2013

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NCAA: Buckles Can’t Play At Minnesota In ’13-14

The NCAA has denied forward Rakeem Buckles’ waiver request to play this season after following coach Richard Pitino from Florida International to Minnesota. Minnesota associate athletic director Chris Werle says the decision came Wednesday. Buckles played three seasons at Louisville under Pitino’s father, Rick.

08/28/2013

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