Some thoughts from around the country as we head into a stacked weekend of games in college basketball Who knows?: I got a kick out of NCAA President Mark Emmert's statement regarding the denial of the final appeal of Kentucky hopeful Enes Kanter. The rules and the ultimate ruling that declared Kanter permanently ineligible are reasonable based on the facts. Reasonable minds can differ with the fairness of the rule and the ruling, but any NCAA representative would be within the bounds of reason to state that the Kanter ruling was justified based upon the rules and the established facts. However, for any administrator to suggest that "the vast majority of people in college basketball knew that [Kanter was a professional]" and that the reason that a relative few schools recruited Kanter was because they "knew" that there was a "very large probability that he was not going to be deemed eligible" is patently absurd.
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