DALLAS -- The NCAA has accused Texas A&M-Corpus Christi of
nine rules violations, including use of ineligible players, recruiting violations in men's basketball and lack of institutional control.
The alleged violations, eight of them major, occurred mainly
between 2004 and 2008 in men's basketball, women's volleyball and
The NCAA's notice of allegations was obtained today by The
It also accuses athletic director Brian Teter of not reporting
to the NCAA his knowledge of two ineligible players and later
submitting a false self-report regarding one of those players.
The NCAA charged the athletic department with a lack of
institutional control, saying the school failed to monitor the
eligibility of student-athletes, properly train staff in NCAA
rules, police itself for rules violations and accurately report any
The school has to respond to the allegations by October 29th and
is scheduled to appear before the NCAA infractions committee on
December 5th in Indianapolis.
In a statement, school President Flavius Killebrew said he does
not want the school or its athletic department, which started in
1998, to be tarnished by the allegations.
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