Sources: Bruce Pearl to get penalty

Updated: August 25, 2011, 10:04 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Former Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl will receive a multiple-year show-cause penalty from the NCAA's committee on infractions, multiple sources with knowledge of the NCAA's report told ESPN.com Tuesday.

A source said that Pearl's camp expects a three-year penalty.

Pearl's three former assistants -- Tony Jones, Steve Forbes and Jason Shay -- will receive one-year show-cause penalties, the sources said.

The NCAA had called to alert the respective parties ...

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