Memphis Appeals

Memphis, TN - The Commercial Appeal reports the University of Memphis has filed its appeal to the NCAA, criticizing the reasoning behind sanctions that stripped the Tigers of their 38 wins in the 2007-2008 season.

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The Memphis newspaper reports the 45-page brief argues that the penalties and its reasoning are unprecedented and improper.
The school particularly targets the so-called ``strict liability'' standard imposed after the NCAA ruled that Derrick Rose was retroactively ineligible because of an SAT score that was invalidated by the Educational Testing Service in May 2008.
Under ``strict liability,'' the NCAA punished Memphis even though it wasn't accused of being involved in the academic fraud.

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Posted: 10/10/09 10:10PM ET



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