Mangisto Deng

Mangisto Deng

In this Dec. 5, 2012 photo, Mooseheart High School's Mangisto Deng waits for the ball at the free throw line during a high school basketball game against Hinckley-Big Rock in Hinckley, Ill. Deng is one of four Sudanese athletes who find themselves center court of a controversy in suburban Chicago over high schools recruiting athletes. The Illinois High School Association board will consider Monday, Dec. 10 whether the three basketball players and a cross-country runner are ineligible to continue competing for Mooseheart. The century-old school says it accepted the students as part of its tradition of helping troubled and poor students, but the ISHA's executive director determined that it broke a prohibition against recruiting athletes after accepting the young men from an Indiana outfit called A-HOPE, an Indiana-based foundation whose founder has drawn NCAA scrutiny. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Laura Stoecker) MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, TV OUT

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