UNC’s Fedora not worried about NCAA outcome

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North Carolina coach Larry Fedora doesn’t sound worried about the prospect of NCAA penalties against the football program tied to the school’s academic fraud scandal.

Speaking Tuesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason media days, Fedora says he’s “pretty positive that it’s going to turn out good for us.”

The school faces five NCAA charges regarding irregularities in an academic department.

Most notably, there were lecture classes that didn’t meet and operated as grade-boosting independent studies requiring a research paper or two. Athletes comprised roughly half the enrollments in problem courses from 1993-2011.

UNC is charged with lack of institutional control. Football wasn’t specifically charged with a violation.

Fedora says he’s “not going to sell my soul” by telling recruits it will turn out fine if he didn’t believe it.

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