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.