June 23, 2005
Impermissible benefits; impermissible inducements; impermissible financial assistance to prospective student-athletes; failing to follow procedures for reporting banned drug use; impermissible tryout; impermissible contact; unethical conduct for the former head coach and three former assistant coaches; academic fraud and lack of institutional control.
Public reprimand and censure; five years of probation; limitation of the men's basketball schedule for one year to the number of games contained in the conference regular season; the number of contact days shall be decreased by five for each contact period beginning September 2004 through April 2007 (an addition of one year to the self-imposed penalty); scholarships reduction from 13 to nine for the 2004-05 and from 13 to 12 for the 2005-06 academic years (self-imposed by the university); the number of men's basketball coaches permitted to recruit off-campus from three to two during the contact and evaluation periods of 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07 academic years (the committee extended the reduction in off-campus recruiters for one year in addition to this self-imposed penalty); one game reduction in permissible exhibition games during the 2004-05 season (self-imposed by the university); show cause order for the former head coach (10 years), a seven-year show cause for one of the former assistant coaches and the other two former assistant coaches received a five-year show cause; annual compliance reporting.
Football , Men's Basketball
|I||2.1.1||Responsibility for Control.|
|I||2.1.2||Scope of Responsibility.|
|I||2.8.1||Responsibility of Institution.|
|I||10.2||Knowledge of Use of Banned Drugs.|
|I||13.02.5||Periods of Recruiting Activities.|
|I||126.96.36.199||Four-Year College Prospective Student-Athletes.|
|I||13.6.6||Accommodations on Official Visit.|
|I||15.01.2||Improper Financial Aid.|
|I||15.01.3||Financial Aid Not Administered by Institution.|
|I||16.01.1||Eligibility Effect of Violation.|
|I||188.8.131.52||Other Prohibited Benefits.|