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Memphis- Dear God

Discussion in '2019 NBA Draft' started by cjvnyc, May 13, 2019.

  1. cjvnyc

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    well Cincinnati will probably fall out as the other AAC contender behind UH, so they're going to need some competition. :)

    good for the conference
     
    #2 YOLO, May 13, 2019
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    And Memphis will end up on probation in about 5 years, because that's just how their athletic department and boosters roll.
     
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    Probably nothing fishy going on. Nah. ;)

     
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    UH should move this game to the Toyota Center, for major cash.

    Buy as many tickets as you can when they first go on sale. Suits will pay up big the week-of.
     
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    yeah totally legit and not a coincidence, a 2nd year coach accomplishes all that at Memphis who didn't even make the tourney.....

    its hard enough getting just one 4 or 5 star recruit for most coaches :confused:
     
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    Drexler almost did the same thing. I see it as totally plausible. Big name. Big recruits.
     
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    And SVP:

     
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    *2018 not 2008
     
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    Penny giving them that Jesus Shuttleworth big ole country tiddy recruiting pitch...
     
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    Didn’t see this coming at all.....
     
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    Wait...does this mean he and/or his family have to donate 11.5k out of pocket for charity? What?
     
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    James Wiseman, a freshman on the University of Memphis men’s basketball team, must sit 11 additional games (12 total) based on recruiting inducements his family received before he enrolled at Memphis and for competing in three games while ineligible. He will be eligible to compete in Memphis’ Jan. 12 contest at South Florida. He also must donate $11,500 to a charity of his choice.

    The decision is based on guidelines created and approved by NCAA members.

    According to the facts of the case submitted on November 14 and agreed upon by the school, Wiseman’s mother received $11,500 from Memphis booster Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, before Memphis employed him as its head men’s basketball coach.

    The benefit was impermissible because of Hardaway’s status as a Memphis booster. Hardaway had made donations to the school in the past, including $1 million to help build the Penny Hardaway Athletic Hall of Fame at the school. Boosters cannot provide financial assistance to prospective student-athletes, their family members or friends unless that assistance is generally available to other members of the student body and is not given based on athletics ability.
     
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    NCAA walking the line between keeping him eligible later in the year to generate interest, and actually enforcing their rules.

    Couple of years down the road they'll put Memphis on probation, just like always.
     
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    Wow.... I didn’t think the NCAA could screw this up, but they did.

    He doesn’t have a job. His family has little money. However he has to donate $11,500? Where do they think that money will come from?

    In terms of games missed.... looks like that $11,500 spent by Penny was well spent. He was able to get the top prospect in the nation eligible to play in January.

    I hope other boosters and programs are watching and learning. Maybe Tilman Fertitta can drop some money for top prospects to move to Houston so they can lace up.

    Just an absolute joke.
     
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    So... is Wiseman going to be good? He seems to me like a DeAndre Jordan 2.0, who isn't a bad player, but not really #1 pick worthy.
     
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