NCAA gives Campbell probation for eligibility issues
BUIES CREEK, NC (AP) — The NCAA placed Campbell on probation for one year for improper academic certification of 34 athletes in 10 sports over a five-year period.
The governing body also said earlier this month the Camels must vacate all wins from 2010-15 in which ineligible athletes played.
Neither the athletes nor the sports were identified, though the NCAA says the majority of athletes involved were transfers.
The violations were discovered after an audit of the school’s academic progress rate results, and the university self-reported them. An NCAA report in 2015 listed the Camels’ baseball and wrestling teams as facing penalties for low APR scores.
The NCAA determined that the eligibility issues stemmed from an administrative error during the certification process, saying the school’s registrar did not understand the process.
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