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Did NCAA punish Miami fairly?

It took more than two years, but one of the NCAA's messier recent chapters is over now that college sports' governing body has punished Miami for recruiting violations connected to convicted swindler and former Hurricanes booster Nevin Shapiro. The discipline included scholarship losses in football and basketball and a five-game suspension for current Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith. But there's no bowl ban for the Hurricanes, who sat out two postseasons as self-punishment while awaiting a ruling.

What do you make of Miami avoiding a bowl ban but losing nine total scholarships over three years as a result of its connection to the Nevin Shapiro scandal?

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  • Which of these do you believe was the most troubling aspect of the Miami investigation?

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  • Will No. 7 Miami (6-0, 2-0 ACC Coastal) be invited to a BCS bowl game?

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  • How will the loss of nine scholarships affect the Miami football program?

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  • What impact will the loss of three scholarships have on Miami's basketball program?

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  • Missouri coach Frank Haith was suspended for five games as a result of the NCAA's probe into recruiting violations at Miami. What do you think of the penalty?

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  • What impact will Frank Haith's five-game suspension have on Missouri's basketball season?

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Welcome to the new-look ACC. A strong league got even stronger with the additions of Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse now on its roster. Will these former Big East powers dominate in their first season in a new conference? Or will league staples Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State top the standings? Set your rankings below!

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More rankings: 2013-14 preseason Top 25 | Conferences

2013-14 ACC basketball teams

Boston College

Boston College

2012-13 overall: 16-17
2013 ACC: 7-11

Clemson

Clemson

2012-13 overall: 13-18
2013 ACC: 5-13

Duke

Duke

2012-13 overall: 30-6
2013 ACC: 14-4

Florida State

Florida State

2012-13 overall: 18-16
2013 ACC: 9-9

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

2012-13 overall: 16-15
2013 ACC: 6-12

Maryland

Maryland

2012-13 overall: 25-13
2013 ACC: 8-10

Miami

Miami

2012-13 overall: 29-7
2013 ACC: 15-3

North Carolina

North Carolina

2012-13 overall: 25-11
2013 ACC: 12-6

North Carolina State

North Carolina State

2012-13 overall: 24-11
2013 ACC: 11-7

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

2012-13 overall: 25-10
2013 Big East: 11-7

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

2012-13 overall: 24-9
2013 Big East: 12-6

Syracuse

Syracuse

2012-13 overall: 30-10
2013 Big East: 11-7

Virginia

Virginia

2012-13 overall: 23-12
2013 ACC: 11-7

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

2012-13 overall: 13-19
2013 ACC: 4-14

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

2012-13 overall: 13-18
2012 Big East: 6-12

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3. Should the Hurricanes listen to the Donald?

Mike Leach may have his detractors in the world of college football, but at least one powerful person has his back: Donald Trump. Trump lobbied the Miami Hurrricanes to hire Leach in order to fill their head coaching vacancy. Now that Jon Gruden seems to be out of the running, would Leach's pass-happy style be a good fit in Miami?

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