Found June 07, 2013 on
The NCAA has put Mississippi State's football program on probation for two years and cut two scholarships for the upcoming year for infractions that included recruiting violations.
Former assistant coach Angelo Mirando, who resigned on Aug. 19 just days before the school announced the NCAA's investigation, was cited for unethical conduct and given a one year show-cause penalty, which hinders his ability to secure employment at the college level.
The NCAA largely accepted Mississippi State's self-imposed sanctions, which included the loss of scholarships and other restrictions. According to the report released Friday a Mississippi State booster provided improper benefits to a recruit, including a car for $2,000 below the actual value.
The report says Mirando ''became aware of the improper recruiting activity but did not report it to university officials.''
BEST OF MAXIM
The NCAA has accepted Mississippi State's self-imposed sanctions and will avoid any further penalties stemming from violations during the recruitment of Will Redmond.
The Bulldogs will be placed on probation for two years, lose two scholarships and official visits for recruits, the NCAA announced via a press release Friday. but the school avoided any postseason ban.
ESPN is reporting that the NCAA will hand down sanctions on Mississippi State Friday morning for "major" recruiting irregularities involving former Bulldog wide receivers coach Angelo Mirando.
"Mirando resigned last August, less than two weeks before the 2012 season
opener against Jackson State, in the wake of an ongoing NCAA
investigation related to his...
Mississippi State pounded Virginia pitching for 20 heads as the Bulldogs beat the Cavaliers 11-6. The two teams meet again Sunday at 6 p.m. A win would send Mississippi State to its first College World Series since 2007.Mississippi State score 2 runs in the first inning and Virginia answered with three runs of their own in the bottom of the inning. After a scoreless second Mississippi...
Today's Google+ hangout should be a jam-packed one. With news breaking regarding NCAA sanctions to Mississippi State and this week's news that the NCAA had a lawsuit filed against them thrown out to go along with our on-going, week-long Sun Belt preview content we should have a lot to discuss this afternoon. We go live at 3 p.m. Eastern, and you can watch right here (archived...
The NCAA is expected to announce its decision regarding an infractions case against Mississippi State's football program on Friday morning.
Mississippi State revealed last fall that it was working with the NCAA because of ''potential recruiting irregularities.'' MSU receivers coach Angelo Mirando surprisingly resigned on Aug. 19 and the school announced the investigation...
Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.
In the doghouse.
Mississippi State gets two years probation for recruiting violations. (ESPN)
What'll he do for an encore?
Zac Ellis looks at what's left for Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel to prove in the 2013 college football season. (SI.com)
Driving while Georgia.
Georgia defensive lineman John...
Adam Frazier went 6 for 6, Hunter Renfroe was 4 for 5 and they each drove in three runs Saturday to help Mississippi State beat Virginia 11-6 in the first game of the Charlottesville super regional.
The Bulldogs (47-18) pounded Virginia pitching for 20 hits and benefited from uncharachteristic sloppiness by the Cavaliers, who made four errors that led to six unearned runs.
Charlottesville, Va.-- Virginia baseball enters survival mode on Sunday after falling 11-6 to Mississippi State in game one of the NCAA Charlottesville Super Regional. The Bulldogs are just one win away from Omaha. Full reaction from the loss below.
Let the chorus of SEC haters come out with their "I told you so's" today as the NCAA announced penalties to SEC member Mississippi State for a host of infractions related to a now ex-assistant coach, a booster, and a recruit.They are on probation and have had two scholarships taken away for the next two seasons. It's a situation that's almost straight out of...
Date/Time: Sat-Mon, 6/8-6/10/13; 1:00, 7:00, 4:00 (last game if necessary)
TV: Sat, Mon ESPN2, Sun ESPNUVA
Record against the Bulldogs: 0-0
Last meeting: Never
Last game: UVA 11, Elon 3 (6/2); MSU 6, UCA 1 (6/3)
Last weekend: UVA 3-0 over Army and Elon; MSU 3-1 over UCA and USA
Baseball America: UVA #6, MSU #14
Collegiate Baseball: UVA #6, MSU #12
He’s satisfied the matter has been settled. Now Scott Stricklin hopes a lesson is learned…and not simply at Mississippi State. “This case should stand as a cautionary tale to staff and fans at all NCAA institutions,” the Bulldog director of athletics said.
2014 forward Demetrius Houston of Carver (AL) High School, who camped at Mississippi State recently, talks about Mississippi State.
The summer camps have been a big part of the Mississippi State evaluation process. Perhaps no position has been more scrutinized by the staff than quarterback. The Bulldogs saw one of their 2013 signees opt for pro baseball yesterday. Today Dan Mullen and his staff took some steps towards filling that roster spot.
Charlottesville, Va.-- Virginia Head Coach Brian O’Connor and Mississippi State Head Coach John Cohen meet the press before the opening game of the NCAA Super Regional.
2014 forward Marcanvis Hymon of Whitehaven (TN) High School, who recently camped at Mississippi State with his team, talks about Mississippi State.