Sampson's second phone violation was just flat-out dumb

Originally Published: October 16, 2007
By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN Insider
Kelvin Sampson is a friend, and hopefully, he'll remain a friend after he reads this. But for him to get involved in a recruiting phone call controversy at Indiana -- this one coming only one year after his former employer, Oklahoma, received crippling NCAA sanctions -- was just flat-out dumb.

Fran Fraschilla is a college basketball analyst for ESPN. He formerly was the head coach at Manhattan, St. John's and New Mexico.