Pacific Rumors & News

  • Pacific sitting 3 players for season opener because of NCAA investigation

    The Score "Pacific's Eric Thompson, Alec Kobre, and Sami Eleraky will all sit out the Tigers' season opener Friday against Arizona amid an NCAA investigation of alleged academic misconduct within the program, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN." November 12

  • NCAA investigating Pacific's men's basketball program

    CBS Sports "The NCAA is investigating, among other things, allegations of academic misconduct committed by former assistant Joe Ford within Pacific's men's basketball program, a source has told CBS Sports. A Pacific official confirmed the investigation when contacted Monday by CBS Sports. The school..." October 27

  • Pacific looking into ex-assistant's possible improper relationship

    CBS Sports "The University of Pacific, a West Coast Conference school, has hired an outside and independent investigator to look into a possible inappropriate relationship between a former assisstant coach and female student-athlete, a source has told CBS Sports. When contacted, a school official..." September 24

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • WCC tournament key to Bay Area teams' NCAA hopes

    San Jose Mercury News "USF, having posted its highest West Coast Conference victory total since 1977, can realistically aspire to its first NCAA tournament bid in 16 seasons when it treks to Las Vegas this week for the WCC tournament. For Santa Clara, the prospects are more daunting, and the wait has been two years..." March 04