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NCAA Says Ole Miss Lacked Control Over Football Program

Law360, New York (December 1, 2017, 6:09 PM EST) -- An NCAA panel on Friday said the University of Mississippi promoted an “unconstrained culture of booster involvement in football recruiting,” slapping the school with more penalties over recruiting misconduct, impermissible benefits given to athletic prospects and academic fraud.

An NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions panel additionally found that the head coach at the time, Danny Hugh Freeze Jr., who resigned in July amid a related lawsuit lobbed by his predecessor, had failed to properly monitor the program. The university, known as Ole Miss, lacked institutional...
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