Tar Heels' Burney, Williams penalized

Updated: September 22, 2010, 9:10 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The NCAA suspended North Carolina defensive back Kendric Burney six games and safety Deunta Williams four games on Wednesday for receiving improper benefits.

Both players must also repay benefits to become eligible, though the school plans to appeal the length of the suspensions.

In a news release, the NCAA said Burney received $1,333 in benefits while Williams received $1,426 in benefits. The school said Burney must repay $575.19 and Williams must repay $450.67 ...

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