Major Infractions Case

University of Southern California

June 10, 2010

Violations of NCAA bylaws governing amateurism; failure to report knowledge of violations; unethical conduct; impermissible benefits; violations of coaching staff limitations; impermissible recruiting contacts by a booster; impermissible inducements and extra benefits; and lack of institutional control.

Additional penalties imposed by the committee were the following: public reprimand and censure; four year of probation; two year postseason ban in football; vacation of all records in which an ineligible football student-athletes competed; vacation of all records in which an ineligible men's basketball student-athlete competed; vacation of all records in which an ineligible women's tennis student-athlete competed; limited initial grants-in-aid in football to 15 and to 75 total for 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 academic years; limited initial grants-in-aid in men's basketball to 12 for the 2009-10 and 2010-11 academic years; financial penalty in the amount of $206,020 to be returned to the Pac-10 conference; one-year show-cause order placed on an assistant football coach; annual compliance reporting required.

Football ,  Men's Basketball ,  Women's Tennis

Television: 0 yrs
Reduction in Financial Aid: Yes
Postseason: 2 yrs
Recruiting: Yes
Probation: 4 yrs
Show Cause Penalty: Yes
Vacation of Record: No