Wisconsin-River Falls Cited for Coach's Influence on Scholarships

April 24, 2014

A head football coach at the University of Wisconsin at River Falls helped arrange more than $4,000 in scholarships over four years for five student assistant coaches based on their athletic ability, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced Wednesday, citing the university for failure to monitor its scholarship program. The Division III institution faces one year of probation, a review by an NCAA financial aid committee, mandatory attendance at an NCAA rules seminar and an outside audit of the university's employment and scholarship policies.

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