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Missouri's Frank Haith Suspended 5 Games

The former Miami coach has been suspended as part of NCAA sanctions in the Nevin Shapiro case.
(COLUMBIA, Mo.) Missouri head men's basketball coach Frank Haith has been suspended for the first five games of the upcoming season as part of sanctions handed down by the NCAA on Tuesday for his involvement in a case regarding a Miami booster.

The NCAA released its finding in the Nevin Shaprio case, which stated Haith and a former assistant paid Shapiro $10,000 after he threatened to expose other violations involving improper contact with high school recruits and coaches.

Shapiro initially demanded Haith return a $50,000 donation, but the coach refused. The assistant then loaned Shaprio $7,000, which he later repaid. According to NCAA findings, Haith also helped the assistant pay off Shapiro's mother.

Haith, about to enter his third season coaching the Tigers, will miss games against Southeastern Louisiana, Southern Illinois, Hawaii, Gardner-Webb, and IUPUI in their first five games. His first game back would be Nov. 28 against Northwestern. 
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