NCAA Punishes Cal Poly.......

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McBane's picture

Dis some bullshit!

R.I.P. S.H.I.T.

#POPPYSTRONG

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Defiance's picture

"Defiance in Silence" 

Shhhh

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Skunk bear blood's picture

That is so ridiculous.  Good read but so f'd up

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Hovenaut's picture

Meanwhile, in Chapel Hill...

No
Consistency
At
All

I'm not around that much, running exhausted and lost...

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AZ Buckeye13's picture

That is the easy fix. Just don’t worry about your athletes getting books, get people to write the papers and take the tests for them. Then you get off scot free.

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huffdaddy's picture

They needed to send a message that if you suck at sports, you should follow the rules very closely. 

"I don't think you necessarily have to get a trophy to be a winner." - Nick Saban 1/2/15.

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BUCKEYE3M's picture

Well, the NCAA is nothing if not inconsistent. 

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NorCal Buckeye's picture

At first glance I thought you were being put on probation.

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BuxLax's picture

Way to stick it to the Nerds (and my kids were Nerds, so I know Nerds)

https://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/colleges/Cal-Poly-admission-requirements

Just when you think some common sense is infiltrating the NCAA with their recent waiver requests.........

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Byaaaahhh's picture

I getting concerned; hadn't heard about anything dumb from the NCAA in a while. This more than makes up for it. This makes what happened to UNC look even more maddening. Still can't believe they got away with that. 

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ohiowhitesnake's picture

But did any of them get tattoos? 

Feed the trolls

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Defiance's picture

But did any of them get tattoos? 

Right, because that would be some break out the firing squad level stuff right there... 

"Defiance in Silence" 

Shhhh

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Benwin's picture

NCAA frowns on Books or tattoos?

“Life has two rules: #1 Never quit #2 Always remember rule #1 http://i.imgur.com/fSNzSap.gifv

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southalabamabuckeye's picture

My view of NCAA on whacking Cal Poly . . . . 

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Defiance's picture

"Defiance in Silence" 

Shhhh

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BrewstersMillions's picture

We're getting hung up on this huh?

Now I'm aware Cal Poly isn't Alabama or Ohio State or Notre Dame but for some context, this is what the playoffs mean for teams and conferences......

The following estimates of the CFP revenue distribution are based on preliminary calculations for the 2018-2019 season and are only approximate projections of potential revenue distribution from each component:

  • Each conference will receive $300,000 for each of its schools when the school's football team meets the NCAA's APR for participation in a post-season football game. Each independent institution will also receive $300,000 when its football team meets that standard.
  • Each of the 10 conferences will also receive a base amount. For conferences that have contracts for their champions to participate in the Orange, Rose, or Sugar Bowl, the base combined with the full academic performance pool will be approximately $62 million for each conference. The five conferences that do not have contacts for their champions to participate in the Orange, Rose or Sugar Bowls will receive approximately $85.2 million in aggregate (full academic pool plus base), which the conferences will distribute as they choose. Notre Dame will receive a payment of $2.9 million if it meets the APR standard; the other three independents will share $1.24 million.
  • A conference will receive $6 million for each team that is selected for the semifinal games. There will be no additional distribution to conferences whose teams qualify for the national championship game. A conference will receive $4 million for each team that plays in a non-playoff bowl under the arrangement.
  • Each conference whose team participates in a playoff semifinal, Cotton, Fiesta, or Peach Bowl, or in the national championship game will receive $2.34 million to cover expenses for each game.
  • Additionally, certain conferences in the Football Championship Subdivision will receive $2.6 million in aggregate.

Source https://collegefootballplayoff.com/sports/2017/9/20/revenue-distribution.aspx

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Defiance's picture

Hey BM, that's a whole lot of abc's and 123's but tell me in your own words, is this a pro or anti stance that you are taking on the NCAA's latest clown show?

"Defiance in Silence" 

Shhhh

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Beantown_Buckeye's picture

I too have no clue what argument he is attempting to make.

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BrewstersMillions's picture

Money flows to these programs like water and the NCAA pretends to care about the myth of the student-athlete. $800 over textbooks is beyond laughable.

Not my best work gents, my larger point is that the amount of cash these schools get is hysterical. So what if a kid pocketed an extra $400 because his books weren't $800.

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allbucksallthetime's picture

This crap has been going on for years.  The NCAA chased former basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian for years trying to find him guilty of violating NCAA policy and especially when he was winning at UNLV in the early-90's.  During that time same period, the University of Kentucky sent a basketball recruit a package containing $10,000 in cash.  The package tore apart and Kentucky was immediately on the NCAA radar. 

A reporter asked Tark what he thought what he thought the NCAA would do to Kentucky.  To paraphrase Tark, he said that "the NCAA will probably be so upset with Kentucky that they'll give Cleveland State, then also being investigated for violating NCAA rules, the death penalty."  

The NCAA seems to get it wrong far more often than they get it right.  

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McGrind's picture

Every time an SEC team cheats...Cal Poly gets punished.

If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear.

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Rocket Man's picture

Whipping Boy (n) a boy educated alongside a prince (or boy monarch) in early modern Europe, who received corporal punishment for the prince's transgressions in his presence.

Varys: I've always hated the bells. They ring for horror, a dead king, a city under siege. 
Tyrion: A wedding. 
Varys: Exactly.

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ohiopanda's picture

NCAA "don't educate your athletes". Take fake classes? Please do. Give them an extra $200 for books? Hell no.

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osu78's picture

Just be sure your fake classes are available to non-athletes and then there are no violations. Cal Poly should have simply given everyone cash for their books.

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LeftCoastBuckeye's picture

I guess they drew the short straw to be North Carolina's whipping boy.

My aim, then, is to whip the Weasels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.   - William Tecumseh Sherman (with apologies)

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RollRedRoll's picture

So I have a question, if the stipends were more than what the student athletes needed for their real classes, what happened to the money North Carolina gave to its student athletes for their fake classes? 

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Wilkins78's picture

Without getting into the rationale for the UNC decision (which was ridiculous), did the NCAA not tell Cal Poly what the rules were?  Couldn't the "nerds" understand what sounds like a pretty straightforward rule?

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Skunk bear blood's picture

78....here is a quick read from the SLO paper. 
Basically a interpretation issue and originally self reported in 2017.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/sports/college/cal-poly/article229426089.html

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Zimmy07's picture

I thought the lesson from UNC was don’t self report and deny everything.

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GunnerBuck's picture

We can just disband the NCAA already? 

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O H Y O's picture

I've mentioned it countless times on here, the Power 5 conferences need to get together and create their own league and rid themselves of the NCAA. Can you imagine a 60 team league with its own rules, meaningful non-conference games and its own TV contract? Man, I can dream. 

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Il_Padrino's picture

That is just insane - and - wrong.  On cases like this give the school a chance to pay the overage in a fine or something but to take away the ability to play and/or take away victories is just wrong. 

As someone already pointed out; North Carolina had others taking classes for athletes and Lord knows what else = double dribble standard.

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