Silvio De Sousa wins appeal to play for KU in upcoming season

Published: May. 24, 2019 at 12:36 PM CDT
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Silvio De Sousa will play for the Jayhawks in the upcoming season.

The news comes after the Unversity of Kansas filed a formal appeal in the NCAA's decision to declare him ineligible to play for the rest of the 2018-19 season.

De Sousa's name surfaced last summer as part of the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption. His guardian, Fenny Falmagne, was accused of receiving a $2,500 payment from a "university booster of agent" and agreeing to an additional $20,000 payment for directing De Sousa to Kansas.