James Wiseman ruled ineligible

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Bilas seems to have changed his tune a bit.

He’s a twitter warrior and he likes to rile folks up w/ snark but in the end when it’s his credibility front and center for ESPN...
 
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The whole thing is a farce. The NCAA is clueless and trying to make this up as they go along. The hypocrisy and double dealing has risen to a level of sheer tragic comedy. Something is going to break and the NCAA will eventually become irrelevant. There’s too much at stake and too much randomness in the way they adjudicate things.
 
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Ok…kid serves his 12 game suspension. The mind boggling thing is the $11,500 donation that he has to make to a charity of his own. What’s wrong with the NCAA?!
 

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Let's see... Penny gave the money to his family, and Wiseman didn't know anything about it. But Wiseman, not his family, must make restitution by donating the identical amount to a charity of his own choosing.

Emmert's NCAA - Making rules up on the fly since November, 2010.
 

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lol what if he was a decent player but not a star that will be rich very soon? Would he be expected to come up with $11,500? Nothing the NCAA does makes sense in any way.
Seriously, totally leaving aside Penny/Memphis scummery, the kid and family didn't have the means to move or afford a better developmental path for their son. So now they're just magically going to come up with cash? I'm sure the Wiseman's are fine at this point, but if it's just a regular player....the NCAA man....come on.
 
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Let's see... Penny gave the money to his family, and Wiseman didn't know anything about it. But Wiseman, not his family, must make restitution by donating the identical amount to a charity of his own choosing.

Emmert's NCAA - Making rules up on the fly since November, 2010.
This is literally how all of these cases work. You pay back the full amount of the impermissible benefits, otherwise you are a professional basketball player playing in an amateur league. The money goes to charity because the NCAA doesn't fine for profit, it's to make his amateur status whole and keep a level playing field.

Now it's a personal matter between him and his parents. They got the money, they should pay it back. But ultimately it's his responsibility. It's not always fair that when you are a minor your parents can influence your life, but it's the way the world works for everyone. He was living/moving with them. He got the benefit of the money, which again, was only paid for basketball reasons. He has to pay it back.

If he/they can't pay, then he's not eligible to play in the NCAA. He can go play somewhere else with other professionals. He can go take that G-League 100k salary thing, Australia, etc.
 

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This is literally how all of these cases work. You pay back the full amount of the impermissible benefits, otherwise you are a professional basketball player playing in an amateur league. The money goes to charity because the NCAA doesn't fine for profit, it's to make his amateur status whole and keep a level playing field.

Now it's a personal matter between him and his parents. They got the money, they should pay it back. But ultimately it's his responsibility. It's not always fair that when you are a minor your parents can influence your life, but it's the way the world works for everyone. He was living/moving with them. He got the benefit of the money, which again, was only paid for basketball reasons. He has to pay it back.

If he/they can't pay, then he's not eligible to play in the NCAA. He can go play somewhere else with other professionals. He can go take that G-League 100k salary thing, Australia, etc.
Any lender would be happy to give him that loan on future earnings. I'm sure he has an insurance policy on top of that.
 
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This is literally how all of these cases work. You pay back the full amount of the impermissible benefits, otherwise you are a professional basketball player playing in an amateur league. The money goes to charity because the NCAA doesn't fine for profit, it's to make his amateur status whole and keep a level playing field.

Now it's a personal matter between him and his parents. They got the money, they should pay it back. But ultimately it's his responsibility. It's not always fair that when you are a minor your parents can influence your life, but it's the way the world works for everyone. He was living/moving with them. He got the benefit of the money, which again, was only paid for basketball reasons. He has to pay it back.

If he/they can't pay, then he's not eligible to play in the NCAA. He can go play somewhere else with other professionals. He can go take that G-League 100k salary thing, Australia, etc.
This is a key distinction. It's not a court order that WISEMAN HAS TO PAY THE MONEY. It's simply the NCAA telling him if you want to play NCAA hoops, you have to give it back.
 
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Look for an anonymous booster to leave an envelope of cash in the Wiseman mailbox. #NoPaperTrailsThisTime
Anything $10k or over is flagged by the IRS so you have to show a money trail for the donation
 

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It'll be a FedEx dropoff.
Thinks that's mail/wire fraud. Best to avoid that exposure. Don't be afraid of the ol' looney toons move. Sometimes it's best to go back to basics.


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You can't just deposit $10k and make a donation. You have to show where that cash came from
Who said anything about depositing? Just buy a car in cash or whatever. It's like people forgot how to live below the radar these days.
 
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