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ASU receives NCAA notice of inquiry

JONESBORO, AR (AP) - Arkansas State has received an official notice of inquiry from the NCAA concerning potential violations.

The school self-imposed a $43,500 fine last year after admitting "inadvertent mistakes" that led to improperly certified credits for athletes who transferred in.

The university said in a statement Monday it had received the formal inquiry concerning "potential violations involving ineligible competition of student-athletes due to failure to meet percentage of degree requirements and a potential academic fraud violation."

The school says it will continue to assist with the inquiry and will not discuss the investigation publicly.

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