October 9th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

ACC commissioner John Swofford gave Georgia Tech a measure of support in its expected bid to appeal the men’s basketball team’s postseason ban, a penalty levied by the NCAA’s infractions committee two weeks ago for major rules violations. “Candidly, I was surprised at the postseason thing,” Swofford told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday at the league’s Operation Basketball media event in Charlotte. “I didn’t expect that. But I’m also not inside the case with the (infractions) committee. And I felt that Georgia Tech had addressed the issues very appropriately.” More broadly, Swofford expressed his confidence in the overall direction of Tech’s athletic department under Stansbury’s leadership. Calling Tech “an important institution to this league” for its academic stature and history of “doing things the right way athletically,” Swofford said he believed that the athletic department would make its way through its different challenges. – Ken Sugiura, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Read More

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