Mark Emmert

'It's a completely different world there': Gary Williams hopes scandal provokes change in NCAA

'It's a completely different world there': Gary Williams hopes scandal provokes change in NCAA

Jay Wright, the well-coiffed, nattily attired Villanova men’s basketball coach whose fashion sense has inspired a Twitter account (@JayWrightsSuit) and a too-perfect nickname (“GQ Jay”), saw Gary Williams on Monday. They had only a few minutes together before media obligations intervened, but Wright came to reporters afterward feeling, well, a little embarrassed.

“He looks better than everybody, and he's retired and supposed to be the old guy,” Wright said of the Hall of Famer. “He looks amazing.”

It was fitting: the former Maryland men’s basketball coach never looking better on a day when the NCAA acknowledged that it has perhaps never looked worse. In Washington, at a...

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