Leslie to miss 3 games for improper benefits
North Carolina State forward C.J. Leslie will miss three games
after he and a relative received $410 in improper benefits.
The school says Leslie borrowed a car from a friend and former
N.C. State student for about a week after a wreck in May. The
school says the former student paid $260 for apartment application
fees for Leslie’s half-brother. The school reported the violations
to the NCAA, which investigated with the school and determined the
value of the borrowed car as $150.
The school also says the former student also provided $1,349 in
improper benefits to a former student-athlete. The school says it
won’t comment on the issue, which is being reviewed by the
The news came shortly before coach Mark Gottfried’s debut
against UNC Asheville on Friday night.