Noblesville-based Diamond Charts LLC has become a huge hit among college baseball teams big and small since two Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology alumni launched it in early 2013 with $200 and what seemed like a crazy idea.
The school on Tuesday ripped the Indianapolis-based NCAA for its decision to vacate the wins and immediately said it would appeal. It marked the fourth time in history the NCAA has cited Notre Dame for a major rules violation.
The Knight Commission, a watchdog group that promotes reforms in college athletics, said it applauded the NCAA's decision to reward academic performance with revenue. The commission first called for a similar policy 15 years ago.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is accusing the University of Louisville of four violations stemming from its investigation of allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the Indianapolis-based NCAA's lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.