Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Boise State Cited For Lack Of Institutional Control

((HT: KBOI-TV Boise))

The NCAA has charged Boise State with the dreaded "lack of institutional control" following an alleged major violation in women's tennis and secondary violations in four sports, including football from 2005 to 2009.

The school goes in front of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions on June 10. A final report and penalties will be issued several months after that meeting.

The secondary violations in football involved impermissible housing, transportation and/or meals...

In all, the NCAA found the total value of a little over $4,900 over that five-year period divided among 63 student-athletes. The amounts ranged from $2.34 to $417.55 and have all been paid back to the school since.

The school and NCAA agreed to penalties in 2010 for all the sports that broke the rules: football, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's track and field. But later that year, Boise State self-reported a major violation in women's tennis.

That led the NCAA to take all the violations and turn them in to one case.

Here's the initial report on the response from Indianapolis...

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