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Old 10-09-2012, 07:24 AM   #25
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Default Re: Harrison twins commit to John Calipari and Kentucky

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Originally Posted by InspiredLebowski
Pretty much every big 6 program commits de facto academic fraud. I know of (granted, hearsay) specific cases at my beloved Purdue. A school with, no offense, much more to lose in academic integrity than gain in athletic reputation when compared to UK.

I have no doubt that UK players go to a specific room at a certain time of the week. I suppose we can call that a "class." Again, this happens at EVERY major program.

This is why I want the NCAA to end. Institutions of higher learning are the least ideal place for minor league sports a person could ever imagine. It undermines them both and it should embarrass the universities.

Well Maryland is a "Big 6" program"

As in how they will be able to blow off a semester, cheat the APR, and leave for the NBA. At Maryland they might actually have to do some work.

That's what I was originally responding to. I'm sure they enjoy some advantages as high profile athletes, but as you said, it's no different than any other school.
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