Dave Tomar: A Failure of Process
Huffington Post Sports - almost 5 years
So proud to see my alma mater back in the headlines. Way to go Rutgers. As the Mike Rice tapes make the rounds in the news media, the shock, outrage and hand wringing are universal. People can't believe this goes on at a major university.
Yeah. Whatever. I was so shocked, you could have knocked me over with a basketball.
If you've read my book about hypocrisy, bureaucracy and cheating in higher education, then you know what I think about Rutgers.
In case you haven't read my book, here's a brief excerpt:
"Rutgers is big, old, and unfriendly. It's like going to school in Dick Cheney."
Still, when I went to school there, I was never physically throttled by a high-profile university employee. Apparently they've gotten even less friendly.
So say the videotapes depicting men's basketball coach Mike Rice pushing, hitting, pegging and verbally abusing his players as a matter of strategy. The strategy was good enough for a 44-51 record, which suggests that...
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