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NCAA Penalty Hits KU Hard

Tournament play prohibited after '88-'89 basketball season

Few people expected Kansas to repeat as NCAA men's basketball champion. Now it's certain that the Jayhawks won't. KU Athletic Director Bob Frederick this morning announced NCAA sanctions against 1988 champion KU that include a prohibition on participation in the 1989 NCAA tournament. KU is the first NCAA basketball champion to be barred from defending its title.