Former coach cleared; UW's probation extended
SEATTLE -- Former Washington coach Rick Neuheisel was cleared of wrongdoing by the NCAA Wednesday for gambling in a college basketball pool, but the university had its probation extended two years.
Washington's NCAA probation -- initially imposed because of men's basketball recruiting violations -- now runs until Feb. 9, 2007. The school was also reprimanded for failing to monitor the football program.
Thomas E. Yeager, chair of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions,
said that Neuheisel ...
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