ACC issues fines to Louisville and Virginia Tech


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ACC issues fines to Louisville and Virginia Tech

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference has issued institutional fines of $25,000 to the University of Louisville and Virginia Tech following its review of the internal investigation conducted by Wake Forest University and the subsequent appropriate discussions. The funds received from the two fines, which are the highest allowed by the league’s bylaws, will be placed into the Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship account.

In addition to the respective institutional fines, the Atlantic Coast Conference is fully supportive of the actions taken by the University of Louisville in issuing its suspension.

Following the league’s review of the internal investigation by Wake Forest, and subsequent discussions between the conference office and schools, it was determined that game plan information for four games was provided to three institutions over the span of three seasons. The three schools involved are Virginia Tech (2014), Louisville (2016) and Army (2014, 2016).

“I am deeply disturbed something like this would occur, and regardless of the degree of involvement, the protection of the competitive integrity of our games is fundamental to any athletic contest,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. “Sportsmanship and ethical values are at the core of competitive integrity and in these instances, those were missing. The expectation, regardless of the sport, is that any athletics department staff members would immediately communicate with their supervisor if they are approached by someone from another institution with proprietary information.”

The ACC will have no further comment surrounding this matter.

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spacer Oh! That will teach them a lesson!***
TigersAndCubs
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CUTexan®
spacer The irony of Swofford using "sportsmanship"
TigerNick76
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Turfcat51
spacer And UNC goes unpunished for major academic fraud.
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masked tiger®
spacer Re: $25 K is the max fine but they could add a year on CU
74TIGER
spacer Re: $25 K is the max fine but they could add a year on CU
Agedtiger
spacer what was VTechs involvement?
PetesPonies
spacer That's fine. Now the NCAA needs to get involved.
PACIFIC BEACH TIGER
spacer I'm OK with this considering it's the first dishonest thing
acevans®
spacer Also guess Swoffie is concerned about "integrity" until it
acevans®
spacer Re: Also guess Swoffie is concerned about "integrity" until it
kpttiger
spacer I'm glad
TigerStripe
spacer Re: I'm glad- fine???seriously??
74TIGER
spacer Amounts to some expensive postage on another
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84OX®
spacer And The Cheats from Chapel H#ll keeps getting by
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spacer I love seeing B Cheatrino's seething face when we beat them
Ucel74
spacer Seems like that should have been about a five year
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courtenayflash
spacer Swofford should check out that board in his and UNC's own eye
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