5-star Purdue center Caleb Swanigan cleared by NCAA

The Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball program got some good news on Friday.

According to reports, the 6-foot-9, 250-pound freshman center has been cleared by the NCAA. He will obviously provide a major boost to the Boilermakers in the paint.

Purdue freshman Caleb Swanigan has been cleared by the NCAA, Matt Painter told ESPN.

— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) October 30, 2015

We will get our first look at Swanigan and Purdue when the Boilermakers open the season on Nov. 13 against NC A&T.

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