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Bruce Pearl receives three-year recruiting ban by NCAA

Associated Press Contributor

The NCAA infractions committee on Wednesday barred former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl from all recruiting activities for three years as punishment for various rules violations, including providing false information to investigators and encouraging others to do the same.

Pearl’s punishment does not prohibit him from accepting another coaching job at an NCAA member institution but would not allow him to recruit players in that position until August 2014.

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