The allegations are piling up against Pat Murphy and the Arizona State baseball program.
On Saturday, the Arizona Republic published a full list of 10 violations the NCAA is accusing the Sun Devils of committing under Murphy’s leadership. Per the Republic:
1. Baseball officials violated a one-call-per-week rule by making at least 490 phone calls to prospective athletes between January 2004 and June 2009, the NCAA said.
2. Baseball coach Pat Murphy and four others allegedly committed ethical violations and compromised the NCAA investigation by discussing, and preparing spreadsheets on, matters related to the probe.
3. A then-assistant coach engaged in unethical conduct by denying he had conversations with another staff member about improper phone calls to prospects, the NCAA said.
4. Murphy and a former staffer violated phone-call and other rules in recruiting a prospective athlete.
5. Former athletes, designated as student managers, performed on-field coaching duties during games and batting practices. Their involvement violated regulations that limit the number of coaches.
6. Baseball athletes received impermissible training at non-ASU sports centers between spring 2004 and spring 2008 for a total of $63,000 in extra benefits.
7. Twenty athletes received a combined $5,889 for work they did not do in Murphy’s Programs for Youth program.
8. Murphy failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance with NCAA rules and to monitor practices of baseball administrators between January 2004 and June 2009, the NCAA alleged.
9. ASU violated institutional control principles related to allegations No. 1, 5, 6 and 7.
10. ASU committed a secondary, or lesser, violation by conducting a baseball camp for six prospective athletes during a period when no recruiting was to take place.
The paper provides even more detail here.
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