Southern Mississippi is going to be sitting out postseason play this year after self-imposing a ban following the investigation into Donnie Tyndall's time at the school. Well, it doesn't seem like postseason play would be in the question for the Golden Eagles anyway, as they fell to William Carey 84-78 on Monday night.
Southern Mississippi will self-impose a postseason ban on its basketball program for the second straight season in 2016 as part of an ongoing NCAA investigation into former coach Donnie Tyndall.
The California coach got emotional in front of his 18-year-old son for the first time during the Bears' trip to Australia. That's because there was a time when he didn't know if he'd ever see his son turn 18.
Tyson Waterman coached three former Southern Miss recruits at a prep school in South Carolina before joining Jay Ladner's staff at Southeastern Louisiana. His failure to cooperate with the NCAA's investigation into the Southern Miss program cost him his job, sources told CBSSports.com.
The NCAA alleges Southern Miss committed multiple violations under Donnie Tyndall.
The NCAA has concluded its investigation into the Southern Miss men's basketball program and is expected to send a notice of allegations to the school at some point in the next week, a source told CBSSports.com on Wednesday.
Donnie Tyndall was fired after one season at Tennessee because of NCAA violations allegedly committed at Southern Miss while he was the Golden Eagles' head coach. He's still waiting for the NCAA to send a notice of allegations to USM.
Southern Miss will lose forward Davon Hayes and guard Shadell Millinghaus next season as the two have reportedly opted to transfer from the school.
In the middle of a difficult season, Southern Miss limped to the finish line Thursday, playing with just four players in overtime against Florida International.
The two were declared ineligible in conjunction with the ongoing investigation into the school, sources tell CBSSpots.com.

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