Indiana freshman forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea and freshman center Peter Jurkin must sit for all nine games of their suspensions, the NCAA announced today. That means both players will be out until the Butler game on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Here’s the full text of the release:
Indiana University freshmen student-athletes Peter Jurkin and Hanner Perea must miss nine games, according to an appeal decision announced today by the NCAA Committee on Student-Athlete Reinstatement. Jurkin and Perea have already sat out five games and must miss four more games before being eligible to compete again.
According to the facts of the case regarding the violations, which were agreed upon by the university, Jurkin and Perea accepted approximately $6,000 and $8,000, respectively, in impermissible benefits from an Indiana University booster. The recruiting inducements were provided on multiple occasions during the student-athletes’ recruitment, and included plane tickets, meals,...