FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas reported six NCAA violations involving the men’s basketball program since February 2007, but none was considered major.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Friday that Arkansas had no violations serious enough to cause a player to be barred for an entire season. No names were included in the documents, which the newspaper obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request.
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The program has been subject to questions after the school announced star player Patrick Beverley would not play in the coming season. The school would not give a reason, citing student privacy laws.
The self-reported violations included:
■ A player gave out more than the permitted number of free tickets.
■ A recruit was allowed on campus longer than 48 hours because of confusion over a flight itinerary.
■ More than four players were on the court at one time for skill instruction and conditioning workouts outside of the NCAA’s allotted period.
■ A recruit was allowed to take an official visit before Oct. 15.
■ A coach inadvertently sent a mass text message to four recruits.
■ A coach inadvertently sent a text message to a recruit’s mother.