NCAA: Arkansas State must forfeit wins
The NCAA has ruled thrown out Arkansas State victories in
football and basketball from the 2005-07 seasons for using
The NCAA also said Friday that it has cut one football and one
basketball scholarship for two years.
The penalties stem from the school allowing 31 ineligible
athletes during the 2005-08 seasons because of a failure to meet
NCAA rules on progress-toward-degree requirements. The violations
were originally discovered during an internal audit, and ASU
reported them to the NCAA.
The school offered to forfeit six football wins from the 2006
season, four from 2005, 15 men’s basketball wins from the 2006-07
season, 12 basketball wins from 2005-06 and others from baseball
and women’s soccer.
The committee agreed with the self-imposed penalties for the
school, which will be on probation for two years.