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NCAA enforcement chief: Most cheaters are caught

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NCAA enforcement chief Jonathan Duncan says his department is doing a good job as far as trying to catch the cheaters in college sports, but acknowledges they can’t keep tabs on everyone. 

Duncan responded to Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby calling the NCAA enforcement system overwhelmed and "broken," saying that cheating pays because schools get away with breaking the rules. 

"We don't pretend to be able to catch every violation in any given year," Duncan told The Associated Press. "So the next question is, do we have a handle on it, and the answer is yes, I think we do. The people who violate the rules will be found out and we will report them back to the committee on infractions."

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Duncan says that about 20 schools each year are charged with major infractions and that his department looked into a record 5,000 secondary infractions. 

Duncan took over for Julie Roe Lach last year after she was fired after the NCAA improperly collected evidence against the University of Miami.

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