Key Points of UConn’s Response to NCAA Allegations

For months people have speculated about UConn’s response to the NCAA’s allegations of wrongdoing during the recruitment of former Husky Nate Miles.  (See Connecticut Sports Law post Will UConn Basketball Be Banned from Postseason?).  There is no need for further speculation, as UConn has released its response to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations.  As anticipated, UConn recommends […]

NCAA Rules Allow Thomas to Work for FIU and Knicks

The University of Connecticut is facing a Notice of Violations from the NCAA that essentially deals with impermissible phone calls and text messages to recruits.  Contact with recruits is regulated by the NCAA to level the playing field among schools in the recruiting process. Despite the fact that the NCAA goes so far as to […]

3 Points on UConn’s Alleged NCAA Violations

In today’s Hartford Courant, Paul Doyle examines the biggest story in Connecticut sports – the allegations that UConn violated NCAA rules during the recruitment of Nate Miles.  As you’ll see, I am quoted in the story (the Courant’s print version identifies me as “Daniel Fitzpatrick”, instead of Daniel Fitzgerald…which is slightly better than the first time […]