McRobbie: Sampson hiring 'a risk that should not have been taken'

Updated: June 30, 2008, 7:44 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University's president told the NCAA infractions committee that the hiring of ousted basketball coach Kelvin Sampson was "a risk that should not have been taken."

President Michael McRobbie told the committee during a private session on June 14 that Sampson had betrayed the school's trust in violating NCAA regulations on telephone calls to recruits. The text of McRobbie's statement was released Monday by the university under a public records request and was first ...

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