The NCAA is an organization of unimaginable hypocrisy. What they should do as opposed to what they will do further analyzed against their bylaws never yields a singular answer.
Combine that with an AD who makes mediocre decisions at best, and horrific ones at worst and you have the perfect combination for a Mongolian cluster****.
Reconcile that against Mizzou's Law: If it involves Missouri, the worst will always happen.
A great shot is when you pull it off. A smart shot is when you don't have the guts to try.