Alcorn State has been levied a pair of Level II penalties by the NCAA on Wednesday after an investigation found the school failed to certify more than two-dozen athletes spanning 11 sports.
According to reports, as many a 28 athletes were ruled ineligible from 2011-12 and 2014-2015 academic years, the Division I Committee on Infractions said.
Alcorn State was hit with Level II penalties after it was determined there were “improper certification of eligibility and failure to monitor.”
As a result, ASU proposed a two-year probationary period that began today and mandated the school vacate wins in the sports ineligible athletes participated.
The Alcorn State football team will vacate a total of 13 wins from the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The men’s basketball and baseball teams also will vacate wins spanning from 2012-2015 seasons.
The men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s outdoor track and field, volleyball, softball and soccer teams also must have to vacate wins.