Ole Miss released a 52-page NCAA Notice of Allegations on Friday, detailing violations in from the football, women’s basketball and track and field programs.
A number of the violations against the football program are Level I violations under head coach Hugh Freeze. Rebels assistant coaches Maurice Harris, Chris Kiffin and Derrick Nix were also specifically named.
Former coaches have also been mentioned.
“There were two Level I violations for academic misconduct, two Level I violations for unethical conduct directed at individuals who were no longer university employees when the violation occurred, seven Level I violations for other misconduct or unethical conduct charges, four Level I violations of improper benefits from boosters and four Level I violations of head coach control in women’s basketball,” a detailed breakdown of the violations from the Clarion-Ledger states.
“There were also eight Level II violations and four Level III violations. Level I violations are the most serious, followed by Level II and then Level III.”
Ole Miss has responded to the allegations with self-imposed sanctions which you can see below:
- Postseason ban in women’s basketball
- Double-digit reductions in football scholarships
- Termination of four coaches
- $159, 325 financial penalty
We should learn more on the NCAA’s ruling in a couple of months.
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