UConn won’t face postseason ban

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Associated Press
February 23, 2011

The University of Connecticutís menís basketball team wonít be banned from the postseason by the NCAA for violations committed under coach Jim Calhoun.

Calhoun was cited by the NCAA on Tuesday for failing to create an atmosphere of compliance within his program and was suspended for three Big East games during the 2011-12 season.

The NCAA has scheduled an afternoon conference call to discuss the findings of its investigation that began in March of 2009.

The NCAA also hit UConn with scholarship reductions for three academic years, recruiting restrictions, permanent disassociation of a booster and three years probation.

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