Nothing really concrete coming from the NCAA today, other than the University of North Carolina had been operating for several years with a “Lack of Institutional Control”… Read more and read all when you CLICK HERE…. More to come soon, but we may not know the full/final results at UNC, until February of 2016…..
Mr. Emmert(NCAA President) is not messing around based upon the tone he was displaying today…. from the Associated Press and www.wralsports.com: INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking. While Emmert said he would withhold… Continue reading Mr. Emmert(NCAA President) finds North Carolina academic fraud report a real problem/troubling/disturbing/shocking
This sort of thing probably does go on at cetain schools/colleges/universities and it probably seems like a good thing for the athletes, when they can get by and get a grade for just turning in a paper that someone else helped them write, but in the end, the student-athlete is being robbed of an education… Continue reading More info coming in on African-American Studies classes at North Carolina:Football players needed real help, but weren’t getting it
Time to put academics first, says UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp and he plans to return to the classroom, so he can do something about it, when he steps down as the University’s top official in June of 2013….Thorp says new admission standards that apply directly to the athletes must be used and UNC needs to… Continue reading “Academics are going to have to come first” and in the past they haven’t says UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp
Not good news for the Tar Heel program, as one of it’s former stars takes a hit and the mother of one of their former star basketball players is implicated too….Not good news, but I do remember the good old days, when Matt Kupec and his brother Chris Kupec were at North Carolina…Matt Kupec was… Continue reading Fundraising not fun these days at North Carolina, as Matt Kupec slips out of the pocket and Hansbrough may be gone soon
from www.wralsportsfan.com: Chapel Hill, N.C. — Former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football player Julius Peppers donated $250,000 to the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship fund that supports African-American students, the school said in a release Monday. CLICK HERE to read more/ read all from WRALSportsFan.com….
North Carolina Tar Heel basketball coach Roy Williams was in town today to play in the Pro-Am for the Wyndham Golf Tournament, at the Sedgefield Country Club and Coach Williams told reporters that he is getting sick and tired of hearing all of the questions about the Athletics Department at UNC not doing their job… Continue reading UNC Coach Roy Williams speaks out on Academic Scandal and says it does not reach his basketball program
New today from Gregg Doyel on the Academic Scanal at UNC-Chapel Hill, at www.cbssports.com: Where was North Carolina’s leadership in all of this? Where was the UNC president, the athletics director, the coaches for football and — yes — basketball? Where were they? In summary Doyel says: It’s time for the NCAA to start digging.… Continue reading More on The UNC Academic Scandal from CBSSports.com
More in today on the academic fraud investigations going on at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill…From today’s News and Record(www.news-record.com), by way of the News and Observer with Dan Kane…. Burley Mitchell, a former chief justice of the state Supreme Court and a member of the UNC system Board of Governors, said… Continue reading Former Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, “Wonders who is minding the store”
This is starting to get very deep and Matt Hayes, with The Sporting News, is telling his readers that this may run deeper and in the end, require more sanctions than what we saw go down last month, at Penn State…..How will NCAA chief Mark Emmert handle the problems at UNC, after he dropped the… Continue reading How will the NCAA address UNC’s academic fraud???(Sporting News says UNC>Penn State)
from www.wral.com: Chapel Hill, N.C. — In a report released Thursday, a faculty subcommittee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that Tar Heel athletes told interviewers that they were directed to classes in the African and Afro-American Studies Department by staffers in the Academic Support Program for Student Athletes. CLICK HERE… Continue reading This is the way to go:UNC student-athletes pointed toward the Department of African and Afro-American Studies
This is where I have always gone…www.goheels.com…..And then it would redirect you to CarolinaBlue.com, but now there will be GoHeels.com and this will be the official site for North Carolina Tar Heels’ Sports….Like I am saying, I have been going to GoHeels.com for the longest time and that is the only UNC address that I… Continue reading GoHeels.com will soon officially be GoHeels.com
There is a very good article on this topic by Joe Ovies at WRALSportsFan.com and he calls it, ‘The Gift that keeps on Giving’….Andrew Carter at the Charlotte Observer has it broken down and the heart of the matter was academic fraud, in the African studies programs at the University of North Carolina……..There were grades… Continue reading UNC basketball coach Roy Williams says, “My players did their work”….Academic fraud was moving like a ‘Fast Break’ at North Carolina and questions remain unanswered?