The USC athletic program avoided more severe sanctions from the NCAA in large part due to its own investigation of the charges and its cooperation with the Committee on Infractions. The committee accepted all of USC’s self-imposed penalties. It did add three penalties of its own in closing the case.
Following is the Friday afternoon conference call with committee chairman Britton Banowsky who is also the commissioner of Conference USA:
AUDIO: Conference call with Britton Banowsky [4:03]
USC athletic director Eric Hyman will meet with the media at 4:45 at Carolina Stadium prior to this afternoon’s baseball game with Alabama.