Report: NCAA finds violations in Baylor sex assault scandal

- The NCAA has reportedly completed its investigation into Baylor University’s handling of sexual assault allegations.

There were about 125 sex assault cases reported to the school between 2011 and 2015, many involving football players. It led to questions about the culture and leadership at the Big 12 school.

The NCAA began investigating Baylor University last year. According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, that investigation is now complete.

Citing anonymous sources, the Star-Telegram reported the NCAA is alleging a “lack of institutional control.”

Former head football coach Art Briles is among those accused of committing violations that fall under “head coach responsibility“ and “failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance.”

The university fired Briles and president Ken Starr during the fallout from the sexual assault scandal. Athletic director Ian McCaw resigned.

This news comes as another school leader is facing controversy.

Reports out of Waco claim former chairman of the board Richard Willis used the N-word to describe Baylor football players and made sexual remarks about female students.

The university said in a statement that it is looking into the claims of the “extremely offensive and hurtful” language used during that private conversation on a trip to Mexico in 2014. It has submitted a subpoena for a possible recording of the conversation.

Willis has denied the accusations.

Baylor has 90 days to respond to the NCAA report.

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