Two reasons why the UNC case is a bad fit for the NCAA


Compared to the notice of allegations handed down to North Carolina by the NCAA last May, the document the school received on Monday was slightly watered down. While the university is still facing five Level I violations and continues to sit under a cloud of uncertainty, the amended NOA was a clear sign that UNC’s attorneys were successful in disputing some of the original charges.

Given that such a scandal was unprecedented and driven primarily by people outside of the athletic department, the case was never a slam dunk for the NCAA. On Tuesday, The David Glenn Show provided two facts that people need to consider before criticizing the NCAA and drawing up conspiracy theories:

  • Member schools have voted for decades to limit the NCAA’s role in academics.
  • Current NCAA rules are a poor fit for policing the type of scandal that took place at UNC.

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