|NCAA penalizes MSU for recruiting violations|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 07 June 2013 06:31|
Former assistant coach Angelo Mirando, who resigned on Aug. 19 just days before the school announced the NCAA's investigation, was cited for unethical conduct and given a one year show-cause penalty, which hinders his ability to secure employment at the college level.
The NCAA largely accepted Mississippi State's self-imposed sanctions, which included the loss of scholarships and other restrictions. According to the report released Friday a Mississippi State booster provided improper benefits to a recruit, including a car for $2,000 below the actual value.
The report says Mirando ``became aware of the improper recruiting activity but did not report it to university officials.''