Originally Posted by Coach Carter
Of course, they could reinstate the team and just not have it be a scholarship program. You would have players come in and pay their own way or be able to qualify for scholarshiping thru academic means or grants. You know, the old fashioned way...it's not un-heard of...with hard work and the BIG10+ budget and some creativity they should be able to compete after a little while with MOST teams.
I know DIII athletes who were given what were ostensibly academic scholarships, but once they quit the team, the scholarships went away. Schools can and do cheat.