BSU Sports Programs Face Sanctions
Boise State is self-imposing sanctions on five of its athletic programs, as it faces NCAA allegations. KTVB-TV reports The allegations regard 22 student athlete rule violations from 2005-2010 in the sports of football, men's tennis, men's and women's track and field, and one major violation concerning women's tennis. Boise State, on their own, discovered a total of 81 violations, all considered to be minor or secondary according to the NCAA except for one. According to BSU, it will impose Public reprimands and censure; Three years of probation with continuing enhancements of rules education and compliance monitoring; With respect to football the university says it will Cut three one-year scholarship awards over the 2011 and 2012 seasons. The three can be taken in one year or spread out over the two and Remove three practices prior to the first games of the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Sanctions have also been announced for the other sports as well. The NCAA Committee on Infractions will review the action taken by Boise State on June 10th. A final report is expected to take months. NCAA Sanctions could possibly involve the loss of more scholarships in one or more of the involved sports.