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04/11/2012

Well played Baylor Bears, well played

Scott-drew-baylorMad props to Baylor University for having the foresight to hire Ken Starr as its president. It could not have hurt to have a close, personal "friend" of the Clinton's as your leader when it comes all things legal.

Both the men's and women's Baylor basketball programs recently imposed a handful of sanctions after it was learned that both teams exceeded the NCAA limit of phone calls and text messages only by a few hundred.

Baylor crossed the NCAA line on its most recent series of infractions, but there are no call-girls, go-betweens supplying pre-paid MasterCards or basketball players driving BMWs around campus. This doesn't look good, but this isn't awful.

Baylor slapped itself with a series of penalties, and the NCAA agreed those penalties were good enough.

Click here to read the entire report from the NCAA about Baylor's "failure" to monitor.

The notable penalties include:

* Public reprimand and censure (zzzzzz).
* 3 years probation 4/11/12 to 4/10/15.
* Baylor men's coach Scott Drew will miss the first two conference games of next season. Some really cyncial Baylor fans may applaud this penalty.
* Reduction of 1 men's hoops scholarship for the 2011-12 & 2012-13 academic years.
* Reduction of 2 women's basketball scholarships for the 2011-12 year (as long as Brittney Griner is here, so what?).
* Baylor women's coach Kim Mulkey is not allowed to participate in off-campus recruiting this summer.

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Comments

rocketman9495

So Mulkey and Co. get to keep that title?? Then it doesn't appear that they suffered much. Don't worry, they'll find another way to get around the rules. I used to think Mulkey was an above-board individual......Boy, was I wrong!!!! Just another win-at-all-costs cheater.

kavon

Not how they won. Not a big deal.

Ole Miss

I hate Scott Drew and the entire Drew family. Is it over the top to hope he gets life in prison for his NCAA violations!?!?!? ...mmmm..maybe???

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