UNC Scandal

North Carolina

Former UNC runner writes about frustrations with university’s handling of academic scandal

Victoria Jackson, a distance runner on North Carolina’s track and field team from 2000-04, wrote on her blog, victoriajackson.com on Thursday, about the UNC academic scandal and the school’s response to the latest NCAA notice of allegations. Jackson writes about her frustration with the way the university has handled the case, how UNC basketball coach Roy Williams has responded to Rashad McCants, a former player who has been outspoken about the scandal, and the lack of knowledge on campus about bogus African Studies classes that athletes relied on during her time at UNC.

North Carolina

UNC releases its response to NCAA’s third notice of allegations in academic scandal case

UNC-Chapel Hill made public its response Thursday to the NCAA’s third notice of allegations in the academic-athletic scandal involving classes that had no instruction and offered high grades for a paper. The NCAA’s enforcement staff will have an opportunity to review and address issues UNC raises over the next 60 days, with the case then expected to proceed to an infractions committee hearing in August.

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Deborah Crowder meets with NCAA investigators about UNC scandal

Deborah Crowder, who’s at the center of North Carolina’s multi-year academic scandal interviewed with NCAA investigators after previously declining to cooperate in the probe. Raleigh attorney Elliot Abrams told The Associated Press on Wednesday night that his client met all day with investigators. Crowder is a retired office administrator in the formerly named African and Afro-American Studies (AFAM) department.

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NCAA breaking own rules in UNC case: Jay Bilas

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas speaks about his belief that the NCAA is breaking it's own rules in the its UNC case.
Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
NCAA breaking own rules in UNC case: Jay Bilas 3:08

NCAA breaking own rules in UNC case: Jay Bilas

Wainstein discusses lack of evidence regarding UNC basketball player Rashad McCants 1:08

Wainstein discusses lack of evidence regarding UNC basketball player Rashad McCants

Mary Willingham and Jay Smith on UNC academic fraud 6:50

Mary Willingham and Jay Smith on UNC academic fraud

Agent pleads guilty to giving money to UNC football players 0:23

Agent pleads guilty to giving money to UNC football players