Esa Ahmad Cleared To Return, Able To Join The Team January 13

Esa Ahmad Cleared To Return

There has been a lot of speculation about when Esa Ahmad will be eligible to play. Speculate no more. Ahmad can play January 13th against Texas Tech when the Mountaineers travel to Lubbock. He has finally been cleared to play by the NCAA after sitting out with a half-season suspension.

Per WVU Basketball:

The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has received confirmation from the NCAA that basketball forward Esa Ahmad will be eligible for competition starting with WVU’s game at Texas Tech on Jan. 13.

During the 2016-2017 season, the Cleveland native started 32 games for West Virginia and averaged 11.3 points per game while shooting 48% from the field.