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Mizzou Athletics Announces Violation Allegations

Mizzou Athletics says it’s working with the NCAA to investigate allegations of academic rule-breaking from a former tutor.In a statement released Tuesday evening, MU says “a former tutor in the Athletics Academic Services area” is accused of potential academic violations. Mizzou says it is reviewing the situation, and has notified the NCAA. The statement adds, “To protect the integrity of the review process, we will not comment further at this time.”

Athletic Director Jim Sterk issued his own statement, explaining a lack of more concrete details. “While we recognize that there will be many questions regarding this situation, these investigations take time to ensure that we do it the right way,” Sterk says. “As always, our mission is to uphold the highest standard of academic performance and ensure the proper conduct with all of our programs.”

Read both statements below: