Share this story...
Latest News

NCAA Basketball

NCAA steering away from harsh penalties

(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

The days of postseason bans and crippling scholarship reductions to punish schools for breaking NCAA rules appear to be winding down.

Memphis was placed on three years of probation earlier this week with a public reprimand and fined for NCAA violations related to the recruitment and short college career of James Wiseman, who is about to start his third season with the Golden State Warriors. The NCAA also wrapped up an investigation of Air Force football for breaking the COVID-19 recruiting quiet period.

No postseason bans or scholarship reductions in either case. The Independent Accountability Review Panel, the NCAA's outside arm of enforcement, said in its decision in the Memphis case that it did not want to punish current athletes.

Read More...

AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga28-4
2 Arizona33-4
3 Kansas34-6
4 Baylor27-7
5 Tennessee27-8
6 Villanova30-8
7 Kentucky26-8
8 Auburn28-6
9 Duke32-7
10 Purdue29-8
View Complete Poll
RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas34-6
2 Arizona33-4
3 Tennessee27-8
4 Villanova30-8
5 Gonzaga28-4
6 Saint Mary's26-8
7 Auburn28-6
8 Houston32-6
9 Kentucky26-8
10 UCLA27-8
View Complete Poll

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2022 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFORM is strictly prohibited.