ESPN 9 Nov 2019

Memphis is risking a postseason ban by playing James Wiseman - Jay Bilas


Jay Bilas joins SportsCenter to discuss the NCAA ruling James Wiseman ineligible, and the potential ramifications for the Memphis Tigers for playing the heralded freshman. Bilas says NCAA bylaws state that Memphis could ultimately be banned from the postseason for playing a student-athlete that has been ruled ineligible. Wiseman, the projected top pick in the 2020 NBA draft, was deemed ineligible by the NCAA for allegedly receiving impermissible benefits from Memphis coach Penny Hardaway.

Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss No.1 Kentucky Wildcats' shocking 64-67 loss to the Evansville Purple Aces. (0:33) Memphis center James Wiseman's shaky performance vs. the Oregon Ducks and head coach Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway's decision to play Wiseman despite being ruled "likely ineligible" by the NCAA. (2:20) Jalen and Jacoby also talk about Tigers guard Lester Quinones' short shorts on the court.
Jay Bilas joins Outside the Lines to discuss Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers playing No. 1 recruit and potential No. 1 NBA draft pick James Wiseman despite him being declared ineligible by the NCAA. A Shelby County judge ruled a short time later that Wiseman could play, pending a hearing later this month.
Mike Golic, Trey Wingo and Mike Golic Jr. react to Memphis Tigers head coach Anfernee ‘Penny" Hardaway doubling down on playing James Wiseman, despite the freshman being ruled "likely ineligible" by the NCAA.
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