NCAA Sanctions Are Nothing New For Larry Brown, SMU
The NCAA announced harsh penalties for SMU basketball Tuesday, but that's nothing new for the NCAA, the school or Mustangs coach Larry Brown.By Carter Woodiel | September 29, 2015
The NCAA has announced harsh sanctions against Southern Methodist’s men’s basketball program, including a postseason ban for the coming season and a nine game suspension for the Mustangs’ head coach, Larry Brown.
Though the sanctions are severe, they’re hardly surprising, for a few reasons.
First, Brown has been tangled up in NCAA allegations twice before. He led UCLA to the national championship game in 1980, but that trip was later vacated due to violations. He won it all with Kansas in 1988, but faced a postseason ban from the NCAA the very next season.