9.12.17

THEY CHOSE POORLY.

St. Norbert women's basketball team suspended 10 games for alcohol-related incident.  That's a Division III squad out of De Pere, Wisconsin, toiling in the shadow of longtime Northern Illinois nemesis Wisconsin - Green Bay at a Catholic college better known as home, back to when Vince Lombardi was doing the bed-checks, to the Green Bay Packer training camp.
The incidents happened at a number of locations on campus over the course of one evening last month.

Along with the 10 games, the Green Knights will be ineligible for the Midwest Conference tournament and the regular-season championship because they are not playing a full league schedule.

SNC women’s coach Connie Tilley, who is in her 41st season with the Green Knights, was not available for comment.

The decision to suspend the team was made by the school and its judicial board and not by the league office. It was not possible to hand out individual suspensions because there were too many involved on the 13-player roster to be able to field a team.
Administrators are not sanctioning some middle-of-the conference squad, either.
SNC is 5-3 to start the season, including 3-0 in league play. It made the NCAA Division III tournament in March despite having 10 freshmen on the roster. It was the fourth straight season the Green Knights advanced to the national tournament, but they already know the streak is over.
That's what "This is not who we are" looks like.

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