UConn punishes itself for more NCAA violations

        The University of Connecticut has announced this its men's basketball program has committed major NCAA recruiting violations and has imposed its own sanctions as punishment. The penalties include a removal of postseason play and a reduced scholarship over the next two seasons. The crime? During a 15-month NCAA investigation, The UConn men's basketball program:

        Coach Jim Calhoun said that he was not aware or involved with a majority of the above issues of compliance and is scheduled to meet with the NCAA investigations committee next week.

By Corey Ruff - 10-12-10