Fired Lopes treated differently than IU's Sampson

Updated: May 30, 2006, 3:47 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

So Kelvin Sampson got a one-year ban on making phone calls to recruits and cannot recruit off campus for his role in making extra phone calls to recruits while at Oklahoma. Sampson made 233 of the 577 impermissible calls made by the Sooners' staff.

His top assistant at Oklahoma, at least at the time of the initial violations, was Ray Lopes. Lopes then continued the practice of making impermissible phone calls as a head coach at Fresno State. He made a total of 457 impermissable calls over ...

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