A player like Victor Oladipo generates far more revenue for a college program than his scholarship is worth. Consequently, in a free market some school would be willing to pay more for Oladipo's services.
With the absence of Goff from the program, the Monarchs need to find another cog to keep the wheels turning for the team. In what will be the fourth season for Coach Jeff Knarr, there needs to be a drastic change for a squad that has been coming up short in recent years.
President Obama picked two #1 seeds, Louisville and Indiana, a # 2 seed, Ohio State and a #3 seed Florida to reach the Final Four. He picks Indiana to win it all.
Along with never having broadcast a basketball game, I had never been to a Special Olympics before. I'm not sure how I missed the Special Olympics.
There's clearly a lot of room to improve upon the mess that's been created over the years with the various realignments. I would strongly urge the NCAA to start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.
The highest honor conferred on an individual by the NCAA is the Theodore Roosevelt Award. This award is given to a distinguished citizen of national reputation and outstanding accomplishment who also excelled as a student-athlete participating in NCAA competition. This year the award went to Tony Dungy.
Undeniably, the NCAA has lost its credibility -- with its members, the student-athletes, the media, and the general public. It is time for a change.
There is no broadcaster in the world who destroys a game you care about more than Bill Walton.
I would strongly urge the NCAA to take back some branding equity building control and start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.
College football is arguably the most popular sport at the nation's colleges and universities. Like every area of higher education, finding the right blend of diversity on the football field is a challenge.
Coaches at small schools, prepare to work harder and possibly get fewer results. Meanwhile, coaches at large schools, it is time to bug the president for more money. You can legitimately spend it.
What does it take for the NCAA to withdraw funding from scholars who study college sport? Answer: Scholars who actually say something about their study of college sport. It would almost be funny if it weren't true.
Our first reaction was laughter, though that hardly seems fitting. Hypocrisy is rarely funny. After two years full of questions but absolutely no answers, the NCAA just dropped the figurative hammer on itself. Let's review the facts, or lack thereof.
What does it say about a university when the facilities are better than those for the athletic students who do not play competitive sports? Can any university defend a $100,000 per student cost in light of the sea changes washing over higher education?
Division III athletics is much more than terrific entertainment for fans and spectators, or a primary reason for a student-athlete to enroll. It is an integral part of the overall development of young adults well prepared for lives of high career achievement, leadership, and fulfillment.
In the eyes of the education world in and around the greater Philadelphia area, Saint Joseph's Preparatory School is a lost gem found in a pile of stones.