Syracuse releases statement, details about NCAA investigations

first_img Published on October 31, 2014 at 5:50 pm Contact Phil: [email protected] | @PhilDAbb Facebook Twitter Google+ Kevin Quinn, Syracuse University’s senior vice president for public affairs, released a statement Friday evening after two days of hearings in Chicago regarding the NCAA’s investigation of Syracuse’s football and men’s basketball programs.​“Earlier today, Syracuse University concluded a hearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions. The hearing completes a cooperative process stemming from the University’s self-report of potential NCAA violations.“None of the potential violations involve current-student athletes. The issues regarding men’s basketball and football occurred years ago, with the exception of certain issues in basketball occurring between 2010 and early 2012. Since first self-reporting to the NCAA in 2007, the University, in partnership with the Department of Athletics, has implemented a series of best practices, reformed and strengthened existing policies and procedures, and realigned and improved a range of student-athlete support services.“The University is fully committed to ensuring compliance with all NCAA regulations and maintaining the highest standards of integrity and responsibility. With this significant step in the process complete, we look forward to reviewing the Committee’s findings and resolving this matter.”Men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim and football head coach Scott Shafer each made appearances in Chicago for the hearings, which took place Thursday and Friday.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU will learn the result of the investigation in 30-60 days, the Post-Standard reported. The NCAA will issue a public report if violations are found and SU would have an opportunity to appeal, according to the Post-Standard.Sports editor Jesse Dougherty, [email protected], contributed reporting to this article. Commentslast_img

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