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Pittsburgh football and men's basketball guilty of NCAA violations involving practice coaches

Pittsburgh football and men's basketball programs have been sanctioned for NCAA rules violations related to an excessive number of individuals coaching during practice.

The findings released Thursday by the NCAA reveal men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings "instructed and allowed three noncoaching staff members to perform coaching duties, resulting in the program exceeding the number of permissible coaches."

Stallings employed an alert system designed to avoid detection of non-coaching staff on the court and directed the destruction of practice video in an apparent attempt to avoid the violations being discovered. The coach continued the system even after being warned by athletic department personnel.