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Alabama A&M given 5 years' probation amid NCAA violations

(image: WPMI) Alabama A&M given 5 years probation amid NCAA violations

Alabama A&M athletic programs were put on 5 years probation yesterday.

The NCAA says the university improperly certified d 101 players across four teams, including football, men's basketball, baseball and golf.

The NCAA Committee of Infractions imposed the following penalties:

Five years of probation from September 11, 2018 through September 10, 2023

A vacation of records in which student-athletes competed while ineligible

A 2018-19 postseason ban for the baseball, men’s basketball, football, and men’s golf teams

Scholarship reductions the baseball, men’s basketball, football, and men’s golf teams

Recruiting restrictions for the 2018-19 academic year

The university cannot recruit two-year college transfers who would enroll during the 2019-20 academic year

The school will also have to pay a total of $48,000 in fines.

To read the NCAA’s full report, click here.

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