Sport NCAA denies Notre Dame appeal of vacated wins from 2011-12

20:48  13 february  2018
20:48  13 february  2018 Source:   Associated Press

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-- (AP) The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run. In a letter to Notre Dame alumni, University President Fr.

The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national or wholly completed numerous academic assignments for football student-athletes in numerous courses" from 2011 into 2013.

Notre Dame players celebrate after winning the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against LSU 21-17, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)© (AP Photo/John Raoux Notre Dame players celebrate after winning the Citrus Bowl NCAA college football game against LSU 21-17, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run.

In a letter to Notre Dame alumni, University President Fr. John Jenkins criticized the decision, saying the penalty was unprecedented considering who was involved in the misconduct, and the school was being punished for rigorously enforcing its honor code. He called the ruling unfair, referencing the recent North Carolina case in which the NCAA did not punish the school after an investigation of athletes taking irregular courses.

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct. Post to Facebook.

The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national or wholly completed numerous academic assignments for football student-athletes in numerous courses" from 2011 into 2013.

Notre Dame agreed to accept certain NCAA findings and acknowledged cheating involving several football players and a student athletic trainer, but appealed only the penalty that vacated victories.

The NCAA stripped Notre Dame of the 21 victories, fined the school $5,000 and placed the school on one years' probation in November 2016 after finding academic misconduct orchestrated by the trainer.

The NCAA said the trainer was employed by the athletic department from fall 2009 through the spring of 2013 and ''partially or wholly completed numerous academic assignments for football student-athletes in numerous courses'' from 2011 into 2013. It said she did substantial coursework for two players and gave impermissible help to six others in 18 courses over two academic years. The NCAA said the woman ''continued to provide impermissible academic benefits to football student-athletes for a full year after she graduated'' and was in her first year of law school elsewhere.

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run.

The NCAA denied Tuesday Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 football victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run. In a letter to Notre Dame alumni, University President Fr.

In all, the NCAA said, three athletes would up playing while ineligible, one during the 2012 season and the other two the following season, when the Irish went 9-4.

In his letter, Jenkins said the players were retroactively declared ineligible after Notre Dame investigated the misconduct in 2014 and recalculated the students' grades. Jenkins said had Notre Dame merely expelled the students instead of recalculating grades, had a statute of limitations for past offenses or chose not to punish the students, an NCAA penalty would not have been imposed.

''The NCAA has not chosen to ignore academic autonomy; it has instead perverted it by divorcing it from its logical and necessary connection to the underlying educational purpose,'' Jenkins wrote.

The vacation of victories was a discretionary penalty. Notre Dame objected to the penalty, noting all previous NCAA academic misconduct cases that resulted in victories being vacated involved an administrator, coach, or person who served in an academic role.

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The NCAA has denied Notre Dame 's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File). sports now.

Notre Dame agreed to accept certain NCAA findings and acknowledged cheating involving several football players and a student athletic trainer, but appealed only the penalty that vacated victories. The NCAA stripped Notre Dame of the 21 victories, fined the school

''This is more disturbing given that, in 2016, the member institutions of the NCAA amended the academic misconduct rules to make clear that students who serve in roles identical to the student in our case would not be considered institutional representatives,'' Jenkins wrote.

Jenkins didn't name the North Carolina case but referred to a ''recent high profile academic misconduct case in which the NCAA Committee on Infractions chair explained that even though certain classes `more likely than not' were used to keep athletes eligible with fraudulent credits, the legitimacy of those classes was beyond the jurisdiction of the NCAA's enforcement process precisely because that question must be left to the determination of the university in the exercise of its academic autonomy.

''The notion that a university's exercise of academic autonomy can under NCAA rules lead to exoneration-or to a severe penalty-without regard to the way it which it is used defies logic and any notion of fundamental fairness,'' Jenkins said.

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