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Providence loses Ricky Ledo to NBA

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UPDATE:   

Highly rated Providence recruit Ricky Ledo will leave the college for the NBA draft without ever playing for the Friars. Ledo, a talented 6'7 wing, was ineligible for Providence due to academic issues this past season.

ANALYSIS:

Ledo was allowed to practice with the team, however, demonstrating to scouts that he projects as an NBA draft pick. This is disappointing news for Providence heading into a reshaped Big East conference next season, but the Friars and head coach Ed Cooley were aware of the off the court risks associated with recruiting Ledo, a top 25 prospect from the class of 2012.