Pearl's NCAA issues became public last September when the school acknowledged recruiting violations. At the time, Pearl only said that he didn't "tell the truth the first time" NCAA investigators asked him about a violation; he declined to be more specific. CBSSports.com subsequently reported that Pearl's lie centered around a picture that showed Aaron Craft, now a freshman at Ohio State, at Pearl's home while on an unofficial visit in violation of NCAA rules.
UT's notice of allegations confirmed that report.
Where does he go? Someone hires this scumbag almost immediately, no?
Billy Gillespie just got rehired, and he's such an alc UK assigned a personal driver to him (didn't stop him from getting another DUI there). Six straight tourney appearances for Pearl, and he made runs in almost all of em before this year's embarrassment.