Mississippi's NCAA infractions hearing ends after 2 days
FILE - This Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, then-Mississippi NCAA college head football coach Hugh freeze speaking during a news conference at the Manning Center in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi's football program will begin its appearance in front of the NCAA's infractions committee panel, nearly five years after the governing body first launched its investigation. The hearing starts Monday in Covington, Kentucky, which is a suburb of Cincinnati. The Rebels are facing 21 allegations, including 15 that are classified as Level I, which the NCAA deems the most serious. (Bruce Newman/Oxford Eagle via AP, File)
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) Mississippi's hearing with the NCAA's infractions committee has ended after two days of meetings.
Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork confirmed the hearing was finished on Tuesday, but had no further comment. The NCAA had set aside up to three days to discuss the case.
The Rebels are facing 21 allegations, including 15 classified as Level I, which the NCAA deems the most serious. The charges in the wide-ranging case involve academic, recruiting and booster misconduct.
The school has already self-imposed several penalties, including a postseason ban for this season, three years of probation, scholarship losses and recruiting restrictions. The NCAA can accept the Rebels' self-imposed penalties or add to them when it reaches a decision, which could take several weeks to months.
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Updated September 12, 2017