NCAA releases official findings and penalties for Tennessee, Bruce Pearl

Bruce Pearl

The has long been criticized for punishing programs instead of individuals. But a new era emerged Wednesday when its committee on infractions ruled that new men’s basketball coach and his current players won’t have to pay for the improprieties of predecessor and the three assistants who worked for him. Pearl received a three-year show-cause penalty and Tony Jones, Steve Forbes and Jason Shay all received one-year show-cause penalties, according to the full report released by the COI.

 

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