NCAA President Mark Emmert: ”I know you’re disappointed, but I’m still here.”

Mark Emmert - photo by David J. Phillip | AP
Mark Emmert – photo by David J. Phillip | AP

President is defending his record amid complaints about the way the organization has investigated wayward schools, as well as a newspaper report that questioned his leadership in previous jobs.

Emmert held a 45-minute news conference Thursday during the Final Four that turned contentious at times. In fact, he fired a parting shot at a reporter: ”I know you’re disappointed, but I’m still here.”

In particular, the has come under fire for violating its own policies while investigating the scandal involving a Miami booster. Emmert says the NCAA acknowledged its mistakes and made the necessary changes.

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