LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The NCAA ruled Kentucky freshman center Enes Kanter permanently ineligible to play for the Wildcats, though the school will appeal the decision.

The NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff decided the 6-foot-11 Kanter received benefits above his actual and necessary expenses while playing for a club basketball team in Turkey. The NCAA defines actual and necessary expenses as those directly necessary for practice and competition on a team.

The NCAA ruled Kanter received over $33,000 above his necessary expenses for the 2008-09 season.

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They are now at best a slightly above average team. This guy is a BEAST down low. Big loss for them.