April 16, 2006 - Posted at 12:32 p.m. CST
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ The Arkansas Razorbacks' three-year
N-C-A-A probation ends today. The N-C-A-A is expected to
send a letter confirming the probations completion. While on
probation, the school had to file annual reports on corrective
actions it was taking. Football lost ten scholarships -- two per
year -- and mens basketball lost one in 2004.
The last of the football scholarship restrictions ends this
academic year. When the fall semester begins, the team will be able
to award the maximum 85 scholarships.
The disciplinary action resulted from rulings that Arkansas
committed three major violations and one secondary infraction. At
the heart of the investigation was a Dallas business, J-and-H Truck
Service, owned by an Arkansas booster. The school and the
N-C-A-A found that from 1994 to 1999 at least 20 football and
basketball players were overpaid about 43-hundred dollars total for