UConn investigated for recruitment of Toledo player
Fri, 28 May 2010 20:12:16 GMT —
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - University of Connecticut officials are set to release the results of a 14-month NCAA investigation into its men's basketball program.
Friday morning's news conference follows the resignations Thursday of assistant basketball coach Patrick Sellers and director of basketball operations Beau Archibald.
The NCAA and the school have been investigating the program since shortly after a report by Yahoo! Sports in March 2009. It said former team manager Josh Nochimson helped guide Toledo, and Libbey High School, basketball recruit Nate Miles to Connecticut, giving him lodging, transportation, meals and representation.
The Yahoo! report also alleged that UConn coaches exceeded limits on the number of phone calls that can be made to recruits.
Documents released by the school last year showed many pages of phone and text message correspondence between Nochimson and UConn coaches Jim Calhoun; Tom Moore, who is now head coach at Quinnipiac; and Sellers.
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