The former four-star guard from Conyers, Ga., recently re-took the standardized aptitude test in an effort to enroll at Louisville at the conclusion of the fall semester, which ends December 14.
Though Ware hasn't received official clearance from the NCAA just yet, he's expecting ‘definitive' news about his status soon, perhaps as early as Friday.
"There will be some news, definitively, if not by Friday of this week, then by Monday of next week," Emory Walton, Ware's AAU coach, told InsideTheVille.com. "We're going to stay in the middle lane and wait until everything gets cleared up but we should know definitely Friday or Monday of next week what's going on. Everything will become public at that time."
Though Walton wouldn't speculate about Ware's status, he did indicate good news could be on the way for the 6'4, 180-pound combo guard.
"I will say we feel pretty good right now," Walton added.
If Ware is cleared to play this season, he would enroll at UofL next month and immediately begin practicing with Rick Pitino's Top 10 ranked squad. According to Walton, Ware's first game in a Louisville uniform could come December 31 against Kentucky at Rupp Arena.
"Right now, leading up to the enrollment, if everything was to go correctly, I'd envision him enrolling in Louisville and his first game being eligible the Kentucky game," said Walton.
While Ware has been working hard to clear up his academic status this fall, he's also been working out with Walton, a coach for the Atlanta Celtics AAU program.
"I've been working him out and keeping him in shape," Walton said. "We've been doing a whole bunch of things trying to make sure he's not behind when he gets there. So he's not sitting at home, suffice to say."
Ware is expected to play significant minutes behind junior Peyton Siva at point guard. Depth behind Siva, one of the nation's top lead guards, is one of the Cardinals biggest question marks entering this week's season-opener against Tennessee Martin.
"I wouldn't see that as something being a problem (for him)," Walton said. "Kevin is definitely getting himself ready to help (Siva) with those minutes."