John Calipari argues with referee John Higgins over a call during Kentucky’s 75-73 loss to North Carolina. A two-month investigation by a Nebraska prosecutor has identified seven people who threatened referee John Higgins after Kentucky’s 75-73 NCAA tournament loss to North Carolina last March.
At last, we have some clarity regarding next season’s college basketball landscape.
This most recent response to the NCAA from UNC is basically a restatement of its position all along: You're out of your element.
The school challenged the notion that the fraudulent classes constituted extra benefits for athletes. It also insisted that the academic fraud allegations are outside NCAA jurisdiction.