Major Infractions Case

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

July 02, 2002

The former head women's basketball coach committed numerous recruiting violations involving prospective student-athletes by providing extra benefits, free or reduced lodging, impermissible recruiting inducements and violations of playing and practice season legislation. The former head women's basketball coach was found for unethical conduct and the institution was found for lack of institutional control.

Public reprimand and censure, extended probationary period for an additional two years; reduced grants-in-aid in women's basketball for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 to a total of fourteen grants; limited the number of official paid visits for women's basketball to seven for the 2002-03 and 2003-04 academic years; delay of the start of preseason basketball practice by seven days in women's basketball; all prospective, imposed a show-cause penalty for the former head women's basketball coach for a period of two years, annual compliance reporting requirements.

Women's Basketball

Television: 0 yrs
Reduction in Financial Aid: Yes
Postseason: 0 yrs
Recruiting: Yes
Probation: 2 yrs
Show Cause Penalty: Yes
Vacation of Record: No