The NCAA has ruled that Eastern Michigan didn’t monitor its women’s basketball team under former coach AnnMarie Gilbert and has put the program on an additional two years of probation.
Lawrence Technological University is starting its men’s and women’s varsity basketball programs from scratch this year, but the coaches will also try to draw on a tradition of excellence in the sport that dates back 80 years.
The women’s basketball coach decided to come forward to speak out against the problem, in part because of the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State.
Michigan State maintained its run of success in first-round NCAA tournament games, beating Northern Iowa 69-66 on Sunday.
MSU women’s basketball win the Big Ten Championship despite a loss to Ohio State 54-53 Thursday at Breslin.
Four members of the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team coaching staff are being disciplined in connection with NCAA rule violations.