Sounding Off: Should we take NCAA seriously in light of OSU penalties?

  • Sounding Off: Should we take NCAA seriously in light of OSU penalties?
    Sounding Off: Should we take NCAA seriously in light of OSU penalties?
  • A view inside Gallagher-Iba Arena on January 22, en:2005 after the Oklahoma State University Cowboys defeated the Baylor University Bears 82-53. This was the first game on the newlynamed Eddie Sutton Court. Courtesy Photo • Wikimedia Commons
    A view inside Gallagher-Iba Arena on January 22, en:2005 after the Oklahoma State University Cowboys defeated the Baylor University Bears 82-53. This was the first game on the newlynamed Eddie Sutton Court. Courtesy Photo • Wikimedia Commons
To say the NCAA is used to controversy would be an understatement. The organization seems to be issuing fines or postseason bans for its member schools at every turn. Maybe we shouldn’t have been surprised in the NCAA’s decision last Friday to sanction the Oklahoma State University men’s basketball team. The penalties included a one-year postseason ban, three years of probation, and reduced…

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