Duncanville boys hoops has been stripped of the 2022 6A title by the UIL

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Duncanville High School boys and girls basketball programs were sanctioned Monday by the University Interscholastic League for violations during the 2021-22 season.

After a hearing involving both programs, it was determined that the boys program used an ineligible player last season. The Panthers must forfeit all games in which the ineligible player played, including the 6A state championship game against McKinney, which the Panthers won 69-49 on the floor. Official tournament records will now show the game as a 2-0 win for McKinney and McKinney is considered the 2022 Class 6A boys basketball champion.

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All other state tournament records set by Duncanville will also be vacated. Head coach David Peavey has been suspended for one year from coaching, will be on probation for three years and has been publicly reprimanded for violating UIL Constitution Section 51(a) regarding school district personnel violations, according to a release UIL.

Before the losses, the boys team was 35-1 last year and finished the season ranked No. 2 in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings.

The girls program is already banned from postseason play for the 2022-23 season and is on three years of probation after the UIL found them in violation of several rules. The team’s coach, LeJeanna Howard, was suspended for one year and also placed on three years of probation plus a public reprimand. The school’s athletic director, Dwight Weaver, also received public censure for the program’s violations of recruiting, practice and game restrictions and the UIL’s basketball plan.

The girls team reached the regional finals last season before falling to DeSoto, finishing the year 34-7.

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