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Oscar Tshiebwe returns to Lexington following visa issue

Oscar Tshiebwe is officially back with the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team after a prolonged stay with his family in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to The Athletic reporter Kyle Tucker, Tshiebwe had a visa issue that led to him spending an extra three weeks in Congo, but he’s thankfully now back in Lexington. Tucker reports that Tshiebwe left in early May for the first trip home to visit his mother since moving to America in 2015, then had the visa issue that led to Tshiebwe returning to Kentucky just this week after originally planning to be back at the end of May.
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Oscar Tshiebwe back in Lexington

Kentucky's entire basketball roster is now officially present and accounted for back on campus. Most of the 2021-22 Wildcats arrived in Lexington over Memorial Day weekend and Davidson grad transfer Kellan Grady a few days later. But center Oscar Tshiebwe had been home visiting family in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and after several delays, finally returned to UK on Friday.
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Kentucky basketball: God led Oscar Tshiebwe to join his ‘dream school’

Oscar Tshiebwe began his college basketball career at West Virginia but felt led by God to transfer to play for Kentucky basketball. Oscar Tshiebwe thought he’d be one-and-done at West Virginia before entering the NBA Draft. Those plans changed in a big way. After a promising freshman season with the Mountaineers that saw him average 11.2 points and 9.3 rebounds, his numbers and playing time diminished as a sophomore and his NBA future was in peril.

Kentucky is the place Oscar Tshiebwe prayed he would be

Oscar Tshiebwe met with Kentucky media for the first time Wednesday afternoon to discuss the last few months in Lexington while previewing the off-season. The West Virginia transfer nearly ended up at Kentucky out of high school but chose West Virginia over the Wildcats. Tshiebwe discussed his reasoning for choosing...

Oscar Tshiebwe opens up about finally arriving at “dream school”

Oscar Tshiebwe just had his first official meeting with UK media, and it’s clear he’s going to become a fan-favorite very soon. On Wednesday, Tshiebwe opened up about his decision to leave West Virginia and transfer to UK, the school he always wanted to be at dating back to his first year of high school.
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What can Oscar Tshiebwe bring to UK basketball?

Kentucky basketball center Oscar Tshiebwe met with the media on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Tshiebwe transferred from West Virginia during last season but will play his games as a Wildcat in 2021-22.