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South Carolina reports 22 NCAA, SEC infractions in past year (Yahoo Sports)
South Carolina's athletic department reported 23 violations of NCAA or Southeastern Conference rules in the past year, nine involving the football team. South Carolina released its infractions report this week from an open records request by The Associated Press. The violation of SEC guidelines was when a football quality control coordinator used a headset while in the press box to talk with coaches on the field.
Utah partially reinstates Butler-Byrd after guilty plea (Yahoo Sports)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah has partially reinstated suspended receiver Cory Butler-Byrd a day after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for damaging a police car and building last month.
NCAA grants NC State QB Finley extra year of eligibility (Yahoo Sports)
North Carolina State quarterback Ryan Finley has received an additional season of eligibility by the NCAA. N.C. State announced the NCAA's decision Tuesday, making Finley a redshirt sophomore this season. Finley redshirted at Boise State in 2013 and played in just three games for the Broncos last season before suffering a season-ending ankle injury.
No. 23 Baylor trying to win, "keep everybody out of trouble" (Yahoo Sports)
Baylor senior cornerback Ryan Reid sometimes texts teammates out of the blue to ask what they're doing. After a fraught offseason when the 23rd-ranked Bears lost their head coach, the outreach is part of an effort to build chemistry - and prevent more missteps off the field. Seth Russell, a senior quarterback who was the top-rated FBS passer before a season-ending neck injury last October, said the Bears are looking forward to talking football and winning games while trying to build a culture of high character.
Notre Dame's Butler charged; accused of tackling officer (Yahoo Sports)
A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation outside a bar was charged Tuesday with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official. Devin Butler was arrested Saturday and released on a $1,000 bond, but St. Joseph County Prosecutor Kenneth P. Cotter requested more time to investigate the case and determine what charges were appropriate. Indiana State Police said a trooper stopped a car for speeding and detected the odor of marijuana and with the help of a drug-sniffing dog, he found the marijuana and a handgun in the car.
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Georgetown-Syracuse December game to honor Pearl Washington (Yahoo Sports)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse will honor the late Dwayne ''Pearl'' Washington when the Orange resumes its basketball rivalry with Georgetown at the Carrier Dome in December.
Hamilton signs with Texas Tech after 3 seasons at DePaul (Yahoo Sports)
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Tommy Hamilton IV has signed a national letter of intent with Texas Tech after playing 92 games the past three seasons in his hometown for DePaul.
Judge drops NCAA from lawsuit filed by ex-UNC athletes (Yahoo Sports)
A federal judge has granted the NCAA's motion to dismiss the governing body from a lawsuit filed by two former North Carolina athletes seeking to hold it at least partly responsible for the school's long-running academic fraud scandal. In a ruling signed Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Loretta C. Biggs stated attorneys for former women's basketball player Rashanda McCants and ex-football player Devon Ramsay hadn't proven that the NCAA had a legal obligation to ensure the soundness of classes offered at UNC under state law. McCants and Ramsay filed their lawsuit in January 2015 months naming the NCAA and UNC as defendants, arguing that neither had done enough to ensure athletes receive a quality education while citing the scandal on the Chapel Hill campus as a result.
Marist replaces Albany on Duke's basketball schedule (Yahoo Sports)
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke has filled the hole in its men's basketball schedule.