Que Johnson is partial qualifier, ineligible this season

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FROM PULLMAN — Prized Washington State freshman Que Johnson has been ruled a partial qualifier by the NCAA, a WSU spokesman confirmed, which means he will receive athletics aid and attend classes this year but is ineligible to play in the 2012-13 season.

Johnson enrolled in classes at the beginning of fall semester, an indication that WSU expected him to be around this season. With a reputation as a pure, volume scorer, Johnson likely would have competed for a spot in the starting lineup right away. Instead, he'll attend classes and work to become eligible for the 2013-14 season.

All for now. We'll update as more information becomes available.

UPDATE: A WSU spokesperson confirmed that Johnson will not be allowed to practice with the team this season. His scholarship still counts toward the limit of 13 per team.

Christian Caple can be reached at christianc@spokesman.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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