July 15th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Missouri will appear before the NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee this week to make its case that a controversial bowl ban for this upcoming season should be lifted, sources tell CBS Sports. No decision will be rendered before mid-August, and the process could extend into September after the beginning of the season, the same sources said. The appeals committee typically takes between 4-8 weeks to issue a decision. An NCAA infractions panel penalized the school in January after Missouri was found guilty of academic fraud. A former part-time tutor was found to have given improper assistance to athletes. Missouri immediately appealed, saying the NCAA “abused its discretion” in handing down the bowl ban. The school started a statewide campaign to get its message out. As part of the “Make It Right” initiative, players will wear stickers on their helmet this season. Missouri also has placed “Make It Right” billboards around the state. – Dennis Dodd, cbssports – Read More

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