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WEDNESDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/University of Oregon basketball programs, women's coach Graves hit after finding of rules violations


The NCAA handed out penalties to the University of Oregon women's and men's programs on Wednesday, all as a result of self-reported rules violations and an NCAA notice of allegations.

The women's program is now on probation through 2020, and coach Kelly Graves will be suspended for two games.

The men's director of basketball operations, Josh Jamieson, has been ordered to attend rules seminars, and the NCAA has levied a fine of $5,000 plus 1 percent of the men's and women's basketball budgets (approximately $100,000), all stemming from the NCAA finding that men's coach Dana Altman failed to monitor Jamieson's activities and did not restrict practice hours.

Also, the NCAA said the Ducks must vacate the track and field results of former sprinter and long jumper Jasmine Todd, who was found to have competed while ineligible and was named in a grade-changing incident in 2016.

Oregon said in a statement that it "disagrees with (the NCAA's) conclusions. The institution believes there was no academic misconduct in the UO's track and field program."

The university has 15 days to appeal the NCAA findings.

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