Men’s basketball coach Frank Haith, an ex- player of Missouri, was announced ineligible by the Miami University, said by the university in a release. In a continuous investigation between the University of Miami and the NCAA, it was found that family of junior center Reggie Johnson received impermissible travel profits from a member of former Miami staff of Haith.
The release says that family of Johnson was told by the staff associate that the benefits were permissible; moreover that Johnson was didn’t know about the transaction.
The Miami University is looking his immediate restoration from the NCA, said by the release. Johnson, Johnson‘s family and the University will keep on to cooperate with the NCAA all through the procedure.
Last August it is reported that Haith was know about a $10,000 expense to Miami recruit DeQuan Jones by Nevin Shapiro, who is serving a twenty year prison verdict for a Ponzi system. The report ignited a joint investigation by the Miami and NCAA.
Miami declared on November 10 that Jones would sit outside in the season and completely cooperate with the NCAA throughout the investigation. In the next month, on 20th December, Jones was restored to play after sitting outside the first ten matches of the season. This choice was made by Miami University in discussion with the NCAA.
The statement which concerning Johnson, Frank Haith was not named and Shapiro has not been any connection. Frank Haith denies claims of Shapiro and it is still under investigation.
Haith said that, we are doing great things here at the Missouri University. We are cooperating with the NCAA completely. He will just be pleased when this matter is over with.
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