Some players and parents choose to think it is more of a forced situation because many compare high school ball to travel ball. In high school, players get challenged in ways that make them uncomfortable. What can we do right now in this very moment to learn, to grow and to get better? Do you agree with ALL of the decisions your boss makes at work?
McCants told "Outside the Lines" that he could have been academically ineligible to play during the championship season had he not been provided the assistance. The so-called paper classes didn't require students to go to class; rather, students were required to submit only one term paper to receive a grade.
McCants also told "Outside the Lines" that he even made the dean's list in the spring of despite not attending any of his four classes for which he received straight-A grades.
He said advisers and tutors who worked with the basketball program steered him to take the paper classes within the African-American Studies program. McCants' allegations mirror and amplify many of those first made public inwhen the Raleigh N.
The scandal has centered on the African-American Studies classes that many athletes took in order to remain eligible.
The newspaper reported in December that basketball players on the national championship team accounted for 15 enrollments in the classes. A UNC internal investigation found that 54 classes in the department of African and Afro-American Studies were either "aberrant" or "irregularly" taught from summer to summer That investigation only went back toaccording to the school's review, because the two senior associate deans who conducted the probe were told by Karen Gil, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, to focus on that time frame.
I welcome the opportunity to speak with Rashad McCants about returning to UNC to continue his academic career -- just as we have welcomed many former student-athletes interested in completing their degrees. While these are the first allegations we have heard from Mr.
McCants, I encourage him to speak with Mr. McCants' teammates, and I know that claims about their academic experience have affected them deeply. In no way did I know about or do anything close to what he says and I think the players whom I have coached over the years will agree with me.
I have spent 63 years on this earth trying to do things the right way and the picture he portrays is not fair to the university or me. The UNC registrar's office declined to send McCants an official, signed transcript because of a May hold on its release.
According to the UNC athletic department, McCants had university property that had never been returned. A second copy of his transcript obtained from a different source by "Outside the Lines" is identical to the first and is also not signed by the registrar but does not contain the label "unofficial.
When you get to college, you don't go to class, you don't do nothing, you just show up and play. That's exactly how it was, you know, and I think that was the tradition of college basketball, or college, period, any sport. You're not there to get an education, though they tell you that. You're there to put fans in the seats.
You're there to bring prestige to the university by winning games. But overall, his transcript shows he ended up with more than 50 percent of his courses being African-American Studies classes. McCants said he was headed toward ineligibility during the championship season because he had failed algebra and psychology, which accounted for half of his credits, in the fall of He said coach Roy Williams informed him of his academic troubles during a meeting ahead of the spring semester.
He said he didn't know what Williams was getting at with the summer school class replacement reference, and he never talked with Williams about it again. The transcripts show he had received one A in an African-American Studies class in the summer of He said he is sure Williams and the athletic department as a whole knew " percent" about the paper class system.
We had to run sprints for missing classes if we got caught, so you know, they were very aware of what was going on. He said he met with Wainstein, the investigator, last month. I know work was done. I had to write page papers for independent study.
But in a million years, we didn't think this was it. Through a spokesperson at his charitable foundation, he declined to comment. Several players, who May on Friday says he met with, also were contacted by "Outside the Lines," and they either declined to comment or did not respond to interview requests.
In a statement released late Friday, Wainstein said: We would welcome the opportunity to speak to Mr. McCants or anybody else who can shed light on the issues we are investigating. In the minute "Outside the Lines" interview last month, McCants said he is planning to write a book about his basketball and collegiate experience.
McCants played as a freshman for coach Matt Doherty, who resigned under pressure and was succeeded by Williams in April McCants led the ACC in scoring his sophomore year and was the second-leading scorer his junior year as the Tar Heels won the national title. Still, he was often described as mercurial and enigmatic.
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