Report: Baylor basketball under NCAA investigation

October 13, 2010 is reporting that the NCAA is investigating Baylor coach Scott Drew and the men's basketball program for their involvement in the recruitment of a high school player.

The ongoing investigation surrounds the recruitment of 6-foot-9 Hanner Perea, a junior from Colombia who transferred to LaLumiere High School in Indiana, the website said.

Tuesday's report cites sources telling that the NCAA is expected to be in Waco later this month to interview Drew and members of his staff. NCAA representatives didn't respond to requests for comment.

Multiple people told the website that Baylor assistant coach Mark Morefield sent dozens of texts to Perea's AAU and high school coaches in July while they were coaching events, which is against NCAA rules.


Drew declined comment when contacted by the website.