Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota’s high profile basketball recruit facing a felony battery charge, in now enrolled at the university, the team said Friday. School officials met recently to discuss his situation and decide if the charge would affect his enrollment.
Mbakwe said Friday that the university let him know he’d been accepted Thursday. Now, it’s up to athletic director Joel Maturi to decide if he’ll lift the automatic suspension imposed on Mbakwe. Maturi said Friday that he'll make a decision about Mbakwe's involvement in preseason activities by Tuesday.