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The NCAA is investigating allegations that a Connecticut women’s basketball program used an improper email address to contact prospective students.
The investigation was launched Thursday by the Connecticut Association of Universities and Colleges.
“The University of Connecticut and its staff are deeply troubled by these allegations, which we believe are serious violations of NCAA rules, and are reviewing all evidence,” the university said in a statement.
The University has a longstanding process for investigating complaints of abuse and discrimination, and it will continue to cooperate with any inquiry into these matters. “
This is not the first time the University of Hartford has had a problem with improper email addresses used by its athletes.
The Connecticut Association’s statement did not identify the person or individuals responsible. “
We are committed to working with our athletic programs, and will take swift and decisive action if it is warranted.”
The Connecticut Association’s statement did not identify the person or individuals responsible.
ESPN’s Dan Wolken reported that the University is cooperating with the investigation.