After the decline of USC amidst scandals and poor recruiting, Oregon has filled the void as the cream of the Pac-12 crop. Players like Justin Herbert and Bol Bol have captivated the media and dominated between the lines.
Their success in recent years could be compromised, however, as the Ducks have been slapped with violations in basketball, football and track and field. Oregon is generally considered to be the best program in the country for cross country and track and field.
Oregon commits violations in men’s and women’s basketball, women’s track and field, and football: https://t.co/rFz0Bv5FpG— Inside the NCAA (@InsidetheNCAA) December 5, 2018
The basketball programs are under the most scrutiny in this report, as the men's and women's programs "
While these penalties won't serve as debilitating crutches, they could be emblematic of a program that lacks institutional oversight. Hopefully this scares Oregon straight.