Originally Posted by BASaint
NCAA is quite a strange organisation
NCAA exists to police improper benefits and ****, so the colleges can collude to keep from paying any of the players and maintain the amateurism charade that everyone knows is a joke but pretend exists anyways. however, if the NCAA put too many schools on probation, the schools will get pissed off and go out on their own, so it's a balancing act.
if you haven't read Taylor Branch's brilliant article in the Atlantic about all this, do so