Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Mobile Site | Contact | RSS | Search

NCAA clears Lance Thomas, but not its own reputation

The key phrase in that quote is “based on the information available,” as the NCAA, which lacks subpoena power in its investigations, apparently didn’t receive cooperation from either Thomas or the jeweler (as was both of their rights). So basically, the NCAA looked at a case where a college athlete was, based on the claim from a high-profile Manhattan jeweler, assumed to be able to pay a large amount of money within a 15-day window. And the NCAA can only shrug its shoulders because no one wanted to talk to them. (Sports Illustrated)


Recent ACC & NCAA News Articles:

Best eats in the ACC: A list of places to dine from Syracuse to Miami

With new rules, Longhorns will pay each player $10,000

NCAA, Oklahoma State say Sports Illustrated accusations 'fundamentally unfounded'

This year's secret scrimmages in college basketball

West Virginia fans riot in Morgantown after beating Baylor


© 2005-2014 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.