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Who's Talking Bull? How did the NCAA Miss this?

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Really great piece on the OSU scandel, and one I had not thought about. How did Yahoo manage to find out what the NCAA could not while having only a fraction of the access that the NCAA did? I mean the NCAA could have walking into OSU at any time and asked to see emails regarding the incident, or interviewed players.

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What The Jim Tressel Allegations Say About The NCAA And The Reporters That Cover It - SBNation.com

Like, the NCAA has a lot of strict rules, but, if it wasn't for the dogged reporting of a couple guys at Yahoo! and ESPN, would any of them be enforced? Would college football scandals even exist? The NCAA looked long and hard at Ohio State back in December as investigators descended on Columbus, but not until Yahoo! Sports did any due diligence did the real infractions come to light.

 

MAC Basketball:

Campus Watch - Blogs - The Buffalo News
UB moves on to the quarterfinal round of the MAC Tournament after defeating Central Michigan, 64-50, on Tuesday. Zach Filzen bounced back from a poor performance against Bowling Green in the regular season finale, and the Bulls held the Chippewas to 18 field goals and 34 percent shooting for the game.

UB, Brown head into quarters on quite the high - UB Women's Basketball - The Buffalo News
The University at Buffalo women's team may be a No. 6 seed, but no team wants to face the Bulls right now with Kourtney Brown playing at the top of her game.

JUST FOR FUN: Ten ways to make Central Michigan men's basketball more exciting | MLive.com
Star Wars Day -- Wearing jerseys, the Chippewas aren't going to intimidate anybody. But dressed as Star Wars characters, opposing teams will not only have to guard the pick and roll but also be wary of light saber attacks.

MAC Tournament: West Division Systematically Eradicated In Two-Hour Span - Hustle Belt
That didn't take long. And nobody put up too much of a fight. Northern Illinois held around for a half, Eastern Michigan wouldn't complete go away in the second half, Toledo actually made a field goal, and Central Michigan probably didn't. But this means that convention won over chaos, at least for today.