Houston introduces Kelvin Sampson

Updated: April 4, 2014, 7:48 AM ET
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Kelvin Sampson is taking over as Houston's new basketball coach, vowing that NCAA compliance will be his staff's highest priority.

Sampson committed numerous NCAA violations regarding impermissible calls to recruits at both Oklahoma and Indiana, resulting in a five-year show cause order from the NCAA in 2008 that effectively barred him from coaching in college. That order expired last year.

"From Day 1, I've taken responsibility for what happened, even though the rules are ...

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