UNC Hit With 5 'Severe' NCAA Allegations

Law360, New York (June 4, 2015, 7:28 PM EDT) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association has accused the University of North Carolina of "lack of institutional control," among five allegations outlined in a notice released by the university on Thursday in the long-running academic fraud scandal involving its student-athletes.

The NCAA has lodged a total of five allegations against UNC surrounding the furnishing of impermissible benefits to its student-athletes between 2002 and 2011, all of which could be considered Level I "severe breach of conduct" violations under the NCAA’s violation structure, according to the 59-page notice of allegations dated May 20, 2015, and released on Thursday.

The allegations involve the university’s...

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