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UNC Walked After Massive Cheating. NCCU Makes A Mistake And Gets Hammered

Somewhere Tark is shaking his head

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Texas Southern v North Carolina Central
DAYTON, OH - MARCH 14: Head coach LeVelle Moton of the North Carolina Central Eagles reacts in the first half against the Texas Southern Tigers during the First Four of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 14, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio.
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So just to be clear about this...UNC cheats for nearly 20 years, screws hundreds of athletes out of a potentially life-changing education, is put on probation by the accreditation agency ...and the NCAA can do nothing.

However, NCCU makes some unintentional mistakes, some players played while ineligible and the school self-reported...and gets hammered.

In Central’s case, 58 games were forfeited between baseball, football and basketball, the school is on probation for two years and has to pay $5,000 dollars.

So here’s a question: if Central’s athletes were ineligible and events had to be forfeited, and UNC played with athletes who were enrolled in frankly fraudulent classes, why are their competitions still valid?

Jerry Tarkanian’s joke still stands: the NCAA was so mad at UNC they gave Central two years of probation.

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