Connecticut's Jim Calhoun sanctioned; team avoids postseason ban
Connecticut avoided a postseason ban, but Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun will be suspended for three Big East Conference games during the 2011-2012 season for what the NCAA called a failure to promote an atmosphere for compliance.
The NCAA's infractions committee also will place a two-year show-cause penalty on former Huskies assistant Beau Archibald.
Yahoo! Sports reported in March 2009 that Josh Nochimson, a former manager turned sports agent, helped steer former U-Conn. recruit Nate Miles to the school by giving him extra benefits such as lodging, transportation and meals.
U-Conn. had already self-imposed penalties that includes scholarship reductions and cutting ties with Archibald and assistant Patrick Sellers.
Click here to read the news release and infractions report.
| February 22, 2011; 3:11 PM ET
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