Originally posted on The B1g Time  |  Last updated 8/16/13


If you watched the NCAA tournament you should remember play/call that started this whole incident. Replay of the Miami v. Illinois game clearly show the ball going off of Kenny Kadji’s hand but possession was given to the Hurricanes. I can imagine the anger that Illini fans felt and I am sure assistant coach Jamall Walker was going through some similar feelings at the time.

But those feelings cannot and should not result in the “inappropriate contact with a game official” and the “verbal confrontation of the game officials and a police officer” after the game. In other words, Coach Walker f***** up, while at the same time doing exactly what all of us have dreamed of doing at some point in our life but will be facing a two-game NCAA Tournament Suspension because of it.

This suspension only applies to NCAA Tournament games, which means that Walker will not miss any games in the regular season.

“I accept the NCAA’s penalty regarding this matter and am ready to move forward,” said Jamall Walker in a statement.

Now only if Coach Walker would do the same to Ted Valentine or Ed Hightower while we were all allowed to watch…

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