No. 1 sophomore Marvin Bagley III enrolls at Sierra Canyon School

Marvin Bagley III, the nation's No. 1 sophomore, has enrolled at Sierra Canyon School (Calif.).

Sierra Canyon coach Ty Nichols told ESPN.com he wasn't sure when Bagley would be eligible to play. They will go through the California Interscholastic Federation to determine his status due to the transfer.

"Academics were more important to the family, so that came first," Nichols said.

Sierra Canyon will be Bagley's third high school in the past year. He left Corona Del Sol (Ariz.) after his freshman season and enrolled at Hillcrest Hoops prep academy in Arizona. After a couple news stories about Hillcrest in the fall, Bagley left the school Nov. 12.

Reports in the fall stated that the NCAA visited Starshine Academy in Phoenix, which is where Hillcrest players attend classes. Hillcrest is not part of a state association and, therefore, is not nationally ranked.

"We just needed immediate separation from that negative crowd," Bagley's father told The Arizona Republic when his son left Hillcrest. "Everything we went there for, it's impossible."

Bagley hasn't been enrolled at any school since his departure.

Bagley is one of the most sought-after prospects in the country, with Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Kentucky's John Calipari, North Carolina's Roy Williams and Arizona 's Sean Miller among the coaches watching him this past summer. Bagley recently took an unofficial visit to Duke.

If Bagley is cleared to play, he will be part of an extremely talented front line, joining ESPN 60 forwards Cody Riley (No. 22 and a five-star prospect) and Ira Lee (No. 34). Three-star junior point guard Remy Martin and Nevada signee Devearl Ramsey anchor the backcourt.