Texas Southern banned from 2013, '14 postseason
October 9, 2012
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HOUSTON (AP) - The NCAA banned Texas Southern's basketball program from the 2012-13 postseason and the football program from the 2013 and 2014 postseason, citing recruiting violations, academic issues, the use of ineligible athletes and exceeding scholarship limits.
The Division I Infractions Committee outlined widespread violations, spanning 13 sports over a seven-year period in a report released Tuesday. Other penalties include five years' probation, scholarship limitations in football and basketball and the vacation of all team records from the 2006-10 in all sports, and including the 2010-11 records for football and women's soccer. In 2010, Texas Southern won its first SWAC football championship since 1968.
The NCAA cited Texas Southern for ``lack of institutional control'' and noted the school as a ``double repeat violator.''
The Associated Press News Service
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