NCAA penalizes Montana over perks
HELENA, Mont. -- An NCAA investigation found the University of Montana and former coach Robin Pflugrad failed to monitor the football program, allowing boosters to provide benefits to players, including bail money and free legal representation for two athletes.
Other player perks provided by boosters included free meals, clothing, lodging and transportation.
The penalties announced Friday include a three-year probationary period, the loss of four scholarships in each of the next ...
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