Maria Elena Perez
The NCAA has announced that 20 percent of the case against the University of Miami has been excluded from the investigation after the collegiate governing body had outside counsel review the enforcement staff’s investigation.
While the University of Miami anxiously awaits the looming notice of allegations for its role in the Nevin Shapiro scandal, CBSSports.com is reporting the NCAA has not contacted the alleged middle man for Shapiro, former Miami equipment room staffer Sean Allen.
The NCAA is expected to release the final report from an external review of the enforcement division prompted by improper gathering of evidence in the investigation into the University of Miami and its ties to disgraced former booster Nevin Shapiro.
The NCAA’s investigation into Miami is one step closer to being completed. The collegiate governing body announced Wednesday the external enforcement review it assigned to Kenneth Wainstein has been completed and will be published by next Friday.
The NCAA may have identified the source who approved of the payment to the lawyer of Nevin Shapiro that sparked the collegiate organization to open an investigation on its own enforcement actions.
The lengthy NCAA investigation is taking a toll on a former Miami football equipment manager.
Saturday’s win against South Florida made the Miami Hurricanes eligible for a post-season bowl, but those brief hopes were dashed Sunday afternoon when the University said it would not let the team be considered for a bowl game, a response to the ongoing NCAA probe of the football program.
Former University of Miami booster, and federal convict, Nevin Shapiro said his evidence will spark the NCAA’s most severe punishment that could bring about the end of football at the University of Miami.