Agree 100%. But I also think that the NCAA should hit them with significant sanctions short of shutting down the program entirely. The message needs to be sent that if those in charge of your athletics program elect to deliberately cover up known criminal activity in an effort to avoid bad publicity, there will be serious consequences.
I think the NCAA has no business sanctioning Penn State based on the Sandusky affair. This is a matter best left to the criminal and civil courts and the university's governing bodies. Those entities are much bigger and more powerful than the NCAA and can inflict far more serious consequences than probation and loss of scholarships. The NCAA enforcement committee exists to police programs that violate specific rules in order to directly gain a competitive advantage on the field, and what happened at Penn State falls outside that realm.
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