Major Infractions Case

Baylor University

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

Television: 0 yrs
Reduction in Financial Aid: Yes
Postseason: 0 yrs
Recruiting: Yes
Probation: 5 yrs
Show Cause Penalty: Yes
Vacation of Record: No