Our own Drew Franklin probably didn’t anticipate just how much chaos the now infamous video of Gregg Marshall’s wife would stir up. It’s not crystal clear why NCAA officials were so adamant about the video coming down, although one could speculate, but in forcing Drew to do so, they’ve just made the situation that much more magnified, as outlined by Phillip Bupp of Awful Announcing:
This story has become so big, I wouldn’t be shocked if this is a topic on sports talk radio shows across the country on Monday and the video gets played on ESPN multiple times throughout the day. By trying to contain something they knew couldn’t be contained because “once something is on the Internet, it’s there forever,” the NCAA only made more people aware about this.
Make your own judgment calls here folks, but at every other sporting event I’ve ever been to, you don’t protect the overly rowdy fan, you toss ’em out.
You can read the full piece from Awful Announcing right here.