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Leticia Romero will transfer from Kansas State to Florida State

After a prolonged battle, Kansas State eventually allowed Leticia Romero to transfer. For more on the issue, check out SB Nation's Kansas State site Bring On The Cats.

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Leticia Romero elects to transfer to FSU

"I am proud to become a part of the Florida State family. It was apparent on my visit (that) they are a program with a great family atmosphere. I felt so comfortable and was amazed by the positive energy they transmit as a group. I feel it is an all around great fit for me and am excited for this next chapter in my playing career."

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Q&A with Jay Bilas, Part II: NCAA policy conflicts

In Part I of our interview with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, he discussed his perspective on the controversy surrounding Leticia Romero's transfer from Kansas State. In Part II, he discusses how the situation at Kansas State reflects broader contradictions in NCAA policy.

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Q&A with Jay Bilas, Part I: On K-State & Romero

Over the past week or so, we've posted a couple of articles about Leticia Romero's extended battle with Kansas State to transfer after the women's basketball staff was dismissed. Having already presented our commentary and the opinion of SB Nation's Kansas State blog Bring on the Cats, Swish Appeal also had the opportunity to discuss the matter with ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas.

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Q&A with Bring on the Cats on Leti Romero

Jon Morse and Tye Burger of SB Nation's Bring on the Cats discuss the Leticia Romero transfer situation with us, as well as the future of their women's basketball program.

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Kansas State's hypocrisy in dealing with Romero

Kansas State finally granted point guard Leticia Romero her release to transfer after an extended refusal to do so, as reported by Kansas media this morning.

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Kansas State grants Leticia Romero her transfer release

Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star has reported via Twitter that Kansas State has granted guard Leticia Romero the transfer release she requested though she can't transfer within the Big XII...after weeks of stubbornly denying her.

SB Nation's Kansas State site Bring on the Cats has plenty more background on the issue and you can find our interview with Romero in our storystream.

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Kansas State "accidentally" grants permission to Leticia Romero to talk to MTSU

In a report by the Manhattan Mercury, the debacle that is the Leticia Romero case took another weird turn. Romero was actually granted permission to talk to one of the 94 schools on her list, Middle Tennessee State. But, the problem is that Kansas State didn't mean to give her that permission to talk to the Blue Raiders. As a matter of fact, once the Wildcats realized that they gave Romero that permission, they immediately tried to rescind it -- they claimed it was a "clerical error." One has to feel sorry for Romero and all that she's enduring.

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Kansas State asks for their AD's letter to be removed publicly, a move that has been denied.

Kansas State has sent a letter to the Manhattan Mercury requesting the immediate removal of a specific letter - the letter in question is that of athletic director John Currie's. In the letter, he stated: "Although it is unprecedented, I believe that is in the student-athlete’s best interest for the committee to reconvene to consider this new information and potentially approve her request for a conditional transfer release." The Manhatten Mecury have denied this request, the link to a photo of the letter is here.

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Interview: Romero on "frustrating" transfer denial

As Kansas State continues to reaffirm their position that they won't allow Leticia Romero to transfer, Swish Appeal caught up with the freshman point guard to discuss her transfer request that Kansas State has denied without an explanation, leading to a frustrating battle that has garnered national attention.

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