Auburn men’s basketball has self-imposed a postseason ban this season as part of an investigation into bribery charges brought against former assistant coach Chuck Person, the school announced Sunday. … Person was sentenced in 2019 to community service and two years of probation.
Why is Auburn’s basketball team on probation?
Auburn basketball has self-imposed a one-year postseason ban for this season, the program announced Sunday evening. The sanctions are fallout as a result of the investigation into former assistant Chuck Person, who as arrested in 2017 during the FBI’s investigation into college basketball.
What happened Auburn basketball?
The Auburn men’s basketball program will forgo postseason competition for the upcoming 2020-21 season, the program announced Sunday. The NCAA and SEC have been notified, Auburn says. … Auburn says it has cooperated with the NCAA and will continue to do so.
Why is Auburn not eligible?
The Auburn men’s basketball program has self-imposed a postseason ban for the 2020-21 season, the school announced in a statement on Sunday. The decision stems from the FBI’s investigation into college basketball corruption, in which former assistant Chuck Person was implicated.
Why is there no post season for Auburn basketball?
Auburn announced on Sunday that it has self-imposed a one-year postseason ban on its men’s basketball program in response to an NCAA case that has generated a notice of allegations yet remains unresolved. … Barring a (mild) surprise, they would not have made the 2021 NCAA Tournament anyway.
Is Auburn banned from SEC tournament?
AUBURN — Bruce Pearl’s Auburn men’s basketball program will not participate in the 2020-21 postseason. The program announced the self-imposed ban Sunday evening and has informed both the NCAA and the SEC.
Is Bruce Pearl still coaching at Auburn?
Bruce Alan Pearl (born March 18, 1960) is an American college basketball coach, and the head coach of the Auburn Tigers men’s basketball program.
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Is Bruce Pearl leaving Auburn?
How about no on all accounts? Pearl isn’t leaving Auburn after three straight seasons of having the team playing relevant basketball and one down-year for the entire athletics program as a whole. Musselman isn’t leaving Arkansas either, as the Razorbacks are one win away from the Final Four.
Will Auburn play in the 2021 SEC basketball tournament?
Auburn won’t be taking part in the 2021 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament due to self-imposed violations but there will still be plenty of action to watch as the teams battle in Nashville.
Is Auburn basketball on probation?
Both Auburn and Alabama were tied to the 2017 FBI investigation into college basketball, and Alabama received its punishment before this current season even started. Alabama was fined and is currently serving a three-year probation. Additionally, a former staffer was given a 10-year show-cause penalty.
Did Auburn make it to the NCAA Tournament?
He led Auburn to its third SEC regular season championship in the 2017–18 season and its second SEC Tournament championship in 2019, en route to leading Auburn to its first ever Final Four in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.