LIFTED: A two-year probation on YALE UNIVERSITY, by the NCAA. Yale had received one of the most severe penalties in NCAA history for using Jack Langer, a substitute basketball player who competed in the unsanctioned 1969 Maccabiah Games, during the 1969-70 season.
PLACED ON PROBATION: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, for one year, by the NCAA, for a number of basketball violations, although the school will remain eligible for postseason competition.
VOTED: Freshman eligibility in basketball and football, beginning with the 1972 season, by the NCAA membership.
DIED: CLARENCE MONTGOMERY, 47, Florida A&M football coach; of a stomach ailment; in Tallahassee. Montgomery had a 6-5 record in his only season as coach.