Drake committed an NCAA violation while at Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness

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Remember when Drake visited Lexington for Big Blue Madness?

Of course you do. That airball was unforgettable. What was also unforgettable, at least for Class of 2015 recruit Charles Matthews, was getting a chance to take a picture with the most famous rapper in America that doesn’t write his own lyrics:

The problem?

That’s an NCAA violation. According to a letter obtained by the Sporting News, Kentucky told Drake not to meet with the recruits that were on campus for the event because it was a violation of NCAA protocol, going as far as to post staffers in hallways to avoid the rapper crossing paths with the players.

Didn’t work too well, it seems.

Not only did Kentucky have to self-report the Level III violation, they sent a cease and desist letter to Drake and his management team.