NCAA Violations

DIII SUNYIT Basketball Teams Will Miss Conference Tournament

The State University of New York Institution of Technology, a Division III member of the North Eastern Athletic Conference, will forfeit games and miss the NEAC tournament after playing with an ineligible player. Matt Becker of Utica Observer-Dispatch: The school made the announcement Monday and said the forfeits stem from the improper certification of two […]

Ohio State Releases 24 Secondary Violations

Eric Seger of The Lantern reported on Ohio State’s 24 secondary violations during the second half of 2013. Everything is mostly pretty standard, with nothing that should draw a reaction similar to Oklahoma’s pasta violation. One though probably deserves some explanation: Men’s Gymnastics Reported Nov. 5 Program engaged in seven hours of out-of-season conditioning activities […]

Oklahoma Releases 18 Months of Secondary Violations

Ryan Aber of the Oklahoman on Oklahoma’s release of secondary violation records dating back to May 2012: The violations range from the routine, coaches sending texts or making calls outside of the designated allowed contact times, to the absurd. Three athletes had to donate $3.83 each to a charity of their choice in order to […]

Suspensions Handed Down in Wichita State Apparel Case

Paul Sullentrop of the Wichita Eagle: Eight Wichita State baseball players will miss games as the result of an NCAA investigation into improper apparel benefits. The NCAA notified WSU of the penalties on Friday morning, four hours before its opening game of the season. Coach Todd Butler immediately began serving the suspensions by keeping junior […]

Georgia Tech Loses 12 Minutes of Practice for Video

Ken Sugiura of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has this story about the minor penalty the NCAA imposed on Georgia Tech’s football for a violation that was spotted in promotional videos: In it, strength coach John Sisk was shown talking to the team prior to a workout and, according to the violation report submitted to the ACC, […]

UNO Hockey Coach, Player Suspended for Extra Benefit

Dick Chatelain of the Omaha World-Herald: Dean Blais and Jaycob Megna violated NCAA rules when the coach reimbursed the player $400 after Megna’s wristwatch was taken from the CenturyLink Center locker room in October 2012. They won’t be with UNO when it faces New Hampshire (Jan. 3-4) and Minnesota-Duluth (Jan. 10). The Mavs’ program won’t […]

NCAA Closes SELU Case

The NCAA today closed the Southeastern Louisiana Case which arose from an APR audit that began in 2008. The case was resolved via summary disposition and ended up with SELU agreeing to a charge of lack of institutional control: Southeastern Louisiana lacked control over its athletics department when it failed to monitor its certification process. […]

Fordham Given Probation for Summer Aid Violation

The NCAA placed Fordham University on two years probation for violations involving summer school financial aid rules: A breakdown in communication resulted in a mistaken belief that NCAA rules allowed incoming student-athletes to receive scholarships when only enrolled in three credit hours during summer sessions. Although a proposal was considered to lessen the requirement to […]

Miami Report Leaves Many Questions Unanswered

Back away from the Miami case, take the 30,000 foot view of it, and in a way it wraps up pretty neatly. Miami was accused of very significant violations. The NCAA proved many of them, but misconduct by the investigators prevented the case from expanding any further and may have limited which accusations the NCAA was […]

More From Penn State Case Needs to Be Incorporated into Regular NCAA Process

, I took a look at how Penn State might eventually get its sanctions reduced. That was in the wake of PSU trustees getting more vocal about their desire to see the sanctions reduced along with the news that Penn State was already complying with the reduction in overall football scholarships a year early. I […]

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