Coach Donnie Tyndall 'learned from' NCAA case at Morehead State

photo Donnie Tyndall is seen in this file photo.

KNOXVILLE - Roughly five years before he was hired as Tennessee's men's basketball coach, Donnie Tyndall was involved in an NCAA investigaton while at Morehead State.

Much as he was when the NCAA slapped probation and sanctions on Tyndall's program in August of 2010, the Volunteers' new coach was open about the situation when asked about it at his introduction Tuesday afternoon.

"I certainly learned from it. I did," Tyndall said. "It was a growing experience. My athletic director and president and I worked hand in hand with the NCAA.