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December 29, 2020

Arizona self-imposes one-year postseason ban

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:10pm December 29, 2020 12/29/20

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The Arizona Wildcats, including Jemarl Baker, will not participate in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. The school just announced it is imposing a one-year postseason ban following the NCAA’s investigation into its involvement in the college hoops bribery scandal. In October, Arizona received its Notice of Allegations, which included five Level I violations, one against the…

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December 7, 2020

NCAA enforcement staff shoots down Louisville’s defense

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:20am December 7, 2020 12/7/20

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This morning, the University of Louisville released the NCAA’s response to the school’s arguments against its involvement in the pay-to-play scheme, and, not surprisingly, the enforcement staff was not impressed. In its initial response to the Notice of Allegations, which included one Level I violation and three Level II violations, UofL tried to argue that…

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December 4, 2020

Louisville has received response from NCAA, per report

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:14am December 4, 2020 12/4/20

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It’s been a rough week for Kentucky’s archrival. Last night, Louisville announced it is pausing all team-related activities due to a positive COVID-19 test within the program, and this morning, Rick Bozich is reporting that the Cards have received a response from the NCAA regarding its involvement in the college hoops bribery scheme. The university…

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August 26, 2020

NCAA: Will Wade offered or made impermissible payments to 11 recruits

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am August 26, 2020 8/26/20

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If the audio of him making a “strong-ass offer” for Javonte Smart wasn’t indication enough, the NCAA has uncovered more evidence that shows Will Wade paid players to come to LSU. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach has documents from the NCAA that show that Wade arranged or offered “impermissible payments” to AT LEAST 11 prospects or those…

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June 5, 2020

Oklahoma State gets one-year postseason ban for part in college hoops scandal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:22pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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The NCAA just handed down its first punishment to a school tied to the college hoops scandal and it will directly impact one of the sport’s brightest new stars. Oklahoma State has been given a one-year postseason ban (effective in the 2020-21 season), three years of probation, a fine, and other recruiting restrictions for former…

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May 23, 2019

Notice of allegations coming for guilty parties following college basketball scandal

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm May 23, 2019 5/23/19

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The NCAA wants you to know that the day of reckoning is almost here. Kevin Lennon, the NCAA’s vice president of Division I Governance, said in a meeting on Wednesday that notices of allegations “will be coming” for the guilty parties involved in the recent college basketball scandal. With the FBI’s investigation into the corruption…

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May 4, 2019

UPDATE: The NCAA has launched an investigation of the Arizona basketball program

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm May 4, 2019 5/4/19

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It’s time for the Arizona basketball program to brace themselves. The Wildcats are (finally) getting investigated, and it’s looking like a massive punishment is on the horizon. “An NCAA investigation is underway,” a university spokesman confirmed to the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson on Friday night. Back in January, Arizona assistant Emanuel “Book” Richardson pleaded guilty to accepting…

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April 25, 2019

Yahoo! Sports: Kentucky listed among Blue Blood schools “doing something to help get (recruits)”

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Back in September of 2017 when the college hoops scandal initially broke, the basketball world waited on the edge of their seats for Kentucky or John Calipari’s name to be brought up as those involved with the shady recruiting tactics. So far, things have been mostly clear for the Wildcats. And then earlier this afternoon,…

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March 28, 2019

John Calipari and Kelvin Sampson acknowledge current scandal-ridden state of college basketball

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm March 28, 2019 3/28/19

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As more information leaks out about the FBI’s investigation into college basketball, the sport as a whole has received a massive black eye. Countless schools have had their names attached in one way or another, and with the federal college basketball corruption trial set to begin on April 22, things could get even uglier. This afternoon…

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March 15, 2019

Georgia Tech basketball caught with “high-level” recruiting violations

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm March 15, 2019 3/15/19

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The college basketball scandals don’t look like they’re slowing down anytime soon. After LSU’s news involving Will Wade and Javonte Smart last week, Kansas was (finally) brought into the mix yesterday afternoon. Late last night, news broke that the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, led by head coach Josh Pastner, are in hot water after the…

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