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No bowl for Mizzou, NCAA upholds ban and other sanctions

Credit: 41 Action News
Published on November 27, 2019 - Duration: 01:44s

No bowl for Mizzou, NCAA upholds ban and other sanctions

Mizzou did not get the news it wanted on Tuesday.

The NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee upheld the school’s punishments, including the postseason ban for the Tiger football, baseball and softball teams, sources confirmed to 41 Action News.

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No bowl for Mizzou, NCAA upholds ban and other sanctions

NOT THE NEWS MIZZOUAND ITS FANS WANTED TOHEAR TODAY.THE N-C-A-A DENIED IT'SAPPEAL -- AND THEFOOTBALL TEAM WILL NOTHAVE THE CHANCE TOPLAY IN A BOWL GAME.SPORTS DIRECTOR MICKSHAFFER JOINS US IN THENEWSROOM WITH MORE.MICK...IT TOOK 19 WEEKS BUTTHE NCAA FINALLYRESPONDED TOMISSOURI'S APPEAL OFNOT JUST THEPOSTSEASON BANS BUTALSO PROBATION ANDRECRUITINGRESTRICTIONS.THE RESPONSE: THEPUNISHMENTS REMAIN.MIZZOU A-D JIM STERKLEARNED OF THE DECISIONLAST NIGHT.RESPONDED TODAY ATSPRINT CENTER...Jim Sterk // MIZZOU ATHLETICDIRECTOR"obviously disappointed.

Andthenshock quickly set in and now i'mjustangry.

I'm angry because of oustudent athletes and coaches whowere so wrongly impacted by thisdecision from the appealscommitteeand the committee oninfractions.

Thencaa has proven again it cannoeffectively serve its membershipandthe student athletes itssupposed toprotect.

The decision today isjuwrong.

When our coaches aretalkingto kids that have eligibilityleft theirsenior year and they can't go topostseason play, it's reallyreallydifficult."THE SANCTIONS STEMFROM A TUTOR'SACADEMIC MISCONDUCT IN2016.THE BASEBALL, SOFTBALL,AND FOOTBALL TEAMS AREBANNED FROMPOSTSEASON PLAY THISSCHOOL YEAR.IN THE NEWSROOM, MICKSHAFFER, 41 ACTIONNEWS...U-S SENATOR ROY BLUNTISSUED A STATEMENTSHORTLY AFTER THEANNOUNCEMENT.HE SAYS THE NCAA MADETHE -- QUOTE: "ABSOLUTEWRONG DECISION".HE GOES ON TO SAY --"THE N-C-A-A IS PUNISHINGCURRENT PLAYERS FORACTIONS THAT OCCURREDYEARS AGO AND THEY HADNOTHING TO DO WITH."THIS DECISION IS FINAL.MIZZOU HAD ONLY ONEAPPEAL -- THE SCHOOLFILED

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