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CSUN admits violations in men's basketball program, self-imposes postseason ban

CSUN admits violations in men's basketball program, self-imposes postseason ban

Cal State Northridge acknowledged "serious violations" in its men's basketball program, announcing a self-imposed penalty Wednesday ahead of what the NCAA might ultimately decide.

The penalty, a postseason ban this season on a team that has a 5-10 record, follows the completion of an independent investigation into allegations of academic fraud involving several players and a member of Coach Reggie Theus' staff. The investigation was announced in November 2014 and completed last August, according to an announcement on the athletic program's website.

CSUN did not detail what the allegations were or what the investigation found, citing the federal Family Educational...

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