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if they rule that he has to sit out 3-6 games or whatever the number is, do the games he is sitting out now count?
 
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Regular season games he's sitting out count. Exhibition games do not.
 
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If exhibition games don't count what's the point of not playing him those games then?
 
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Boy, that's a real Alice in Wonderland position the NCAA has us in, (and other schools in similar positions); they're silent on the accusation or transgression facts, the season goes on without the player, but you don't dare play him in pre-season exhibition games just in case. WHaaaaat??
 

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If he isn't eligible for the first 3 games, he's also not eligible to play in an official exhibition game. It's a sanctioned event and he's not eligible to play. Bad things would have happened if he played.
 
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You gotta wonder what's taking so long for the NCAA to come down with a ruling. I'm sure they will make the process as drawn out and painful as possible.
 
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if they rule that he has to sit out 3-6 games or whatever the number is, do the games he is sitting out now count?

I believe so. When CV was being investigated he was held out of X number of games before the NCAA made a ruling. Their ruling was that he should be suspended for time already served and was then allowed to play.
 
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If he isn't eligible for the first 3 games, he's also not eligible to play in an official exhibition game. It's a sanctioned event and he's not eligible to play. Bad things would have happened if he played.[/quote
If he isn't eligible for the first 3 games, he's also not eligible to play in an official exhibition game. It's a sanctioned event and he's not eligible to play. Bad things would have happened if he played.

Oh, I have no question but what you're absolutely correct in your answer; my Alice remarks were directed to the thought process that takes place at NCAA headquarters where these rules are created and implemented. There lies the true "Wonderland".
 
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There are program implications if you play an ineligible player in an exhibition game or any game to that matter.

I think the reason why it takes the NCAA so long is because they don't have enough personnel to investigate all these cases in a timely fashion. With all the money this organization makes off of the schools they represent, you'd think they'd up their compliance staff who investigating student athlete eligibility.
 
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