Another Memphis Player Accused of SAT Cheating

Dozier's initial results were invalidated
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2009 8:39 AM CDT
Another Memphis Player Accused of SAT Cheating
Memphis' Robert Dozier (2), right, gets a rebound from Missouri's Keith Ramsey (15), March 26, 2009.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Another former University of Memphis player has a dodgy-looking SAT score in his past, ESPN reports. Robert Dozier was originally set to go to Georgia, until the school noticed that he’d scored a 1260 on his SAT, a score drastically better than his practice exams. The NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse then got an anonymous letter saying someone else may have taken the test for Dozier.

The Educational Testing Service, which administers the SAT, opened an investigation and noticed a handwriting discrepancy. They asked Dozier to retake the exam, and this time he scored a 720. The ETS threw out the initial score, Georgia denied him admission, and Memphis scooped him up. The revelation comes just as Memphis is preparing to answer charges that Derrick Rose, who went on to be a No. 1 pick in the NBA, had someone take the test for him. (More Robert Dozier stories.)

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