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When you get caught, there’s no turning back: NCAA sports sanctions lift

Sportsmen caught cheating on an NCAA tournament field will have to forfeit their scholarships.

They also will have their names removed from a list of people who were involved in cheating during the event.

It will also make it easier for people to get reinstatement.

The sanctions are in addition to the punishments announced Tuesday for those who defrauded the NCAA.

The NCAA has said it is cooperating with the new measures.

The rules were in response to allegations of cheating by a handful of athletes, including Kentucky guard Austin Crosland.

The Kentucky coach said on the court in the NCAA tournament that he made a $1,500 bet with Crosland to win the title.

The college’s executive director of athletics, Dan Guerrero, said Tuesday the NCAA would continue to enforce the sanctions in the future.

“The university’s response is appropriate, as is the NCAA’s, and we are committed to making sure we hold our athletes accountable,” Guerrero said in a statement.

Crosland and three other former players were accused of submitting false NCAA tournament bids to gain an advantage.

They were suspended for the 2016-17 season and face a $50,000 fine.

The first of three NCAA cases against players involved the NCAA awarding scholarships based on their recruiting prowess and the likelihood of them winning a scholarship.

Those athletes were not accused of cheating.

The new NCAA sanctions are not retroactive.

They apply only to players who are charged and convicted of an NCAA infraction.