March 1, 2013
The West Coast Conference has issued the following statement regarding the NCAA Committee on Infractions' decision related to Saint Mary's College:
"The West Coast Conference accepts the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions' findings that Saint Mary's College failed to monitor its men's basketball program," said Jamie Zaninovich, Commissioner. "Clearly mistakes were made and those violations are in direct conflict with our conference's values and beliefs, including our commitment to NCAA compliance.
"The West Coast Conference acknowledges the serious nature of these infractions, agrees with the penalties as described in the report and will assist Saint Mary's College in its commitment to strengthen its compliance program moving forward," concluded Zaninovich.