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Complicit NCAA too harsh on Memphis

Updated: August 25, 2009, 11:13 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

I've had a chance to reflect on the penalties doled out to the University of Memphis basketball program.

A big part of the punishment came over Derrick Rose allegedly having someone take the SAT in his place.

I have a big problem with this whole situation.

Here is a simple question: Which Division I coach would keep Rose out of the lineup after the NCAA declared him eligible to play? There is an NCAA clearinghouse that determines player eligibility and ...

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