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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

UConn Violates NCAA Rules

ESPN.COM Connecticut potentially committed NCAA rules violations in its recruitment of former guard Nate Miles, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday.

The Web site reported that according to multiple sources, between 2006 and 2008, Miles was provided with lodging, transportation, restaurant meals and representation by Josh Nochimson, a former UConn student manager who had become a professional sports agent and formerly represented ex-Huskies star Richard Hamilton.

When are people going to stop being surprised about NCAA "violations" at major universities. Stop acting surprised, just like the NCAA should stop acting like student-athletes at said universities are "amateurs." Athletes are not like the general population, so stop pretending t hey are. In the words of Coach Sam Winters in The Program, "Yeah, but when was the last time 80,000 people showed up to watch a kid do a damn chemistry experiment?." Exactly.


MG213 said...

So would that make you Bobby Collins?

Walk On Boy said...

Sad thing is I saw this on ESPN and my first reaction was 'I wonder what the FWG's take will be on this.'

When do you guys start up with games? If you haven't already.