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Drake Involved In Kentucky NCAA Violation For 2nd Time

John Calipari swears that he enjoys rapper Drake's involvement with the Kentucky basketball program, but he may want to brush Drake up on the NCAA rule book at some point soon. For the second time in the last six months, Drake was cited in a minor NCAA violation self-reported by the Kentucky basketball program. Last time, it was for hanging out with recruits. Now, it is for taking pictures with Tyler Ulis at a concert in Chicago. has more details:

On Oct. 19 of last year, UK reported to the NCAA a “Level III violation” involving Drake, according to an open records request obtained by the Herald-Leader. The violation involved “preferential treatment” after a Drake concert in Chicago on May 29, 2015.


The NCAA considers Level III as the next-to-least serious violations that can occur. The organization’s rulebook defines it as “isolated or limited in nature.” Any competitive or recruiting advantage is “minimal.”

Obviously, Drake taking pictures with players and recruits is totally harmless, but no program wants the NCAA looking around when its not necessary. Maybe keep the pictures off Instagram, guys.