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Indictments in college basketball fraud scheme only just the beginning

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in conjunction with the FBI, issued a warning shot to college basketball coaches across the country Tuesday, when news broke that 10 men with ties to college basketball — including four prominent assistant coaches at Power Five schools, and a high-level executive at Adidas — have been indicted in a major scandal involving fraud, bribery, money laundering and corruption. 1,372 more words

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Watch: News conference addresses charges to NCAA coaches

Joon Kim, acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, explained the arrest of four college basketball coaches for their connection in a fraud scheme.

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Adidas exec, 4 coaches charged in college bribery scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors. 940 more words

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Fraud charges rock college hoops - and Tech's new pals at Adidas

Last month, Georgia Tech allied its athletic program with Adidas. As of Tuesday morning, Adidas has — to borrow a line from a Tech employee — bigger fish to fry. 649 more words

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Brian Bowen, Louisville Basketball Recruit: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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— Brian Bowen II 🏀 (@20tugs) May 20, 2017

The recruitment process of a five-star forward to the University of Louisville is under scrutiny after program officials and an Adidas executive allegedly paid $100,000 in exchange for his commitment.

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FBI Makes Arrests in College Basketball Corruption Scandal

Breaking news out of the college basketball world today. As ten people including four college basketball assistant coaches have been arrested by the FBI stemming from an ongoing corruption and bribery investigation. 490 more words

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Four College Basketball Coaches Among 10 Charged In Alleged Bribery Scheme

The NCAA is facing another significant scandal.

The FBI announced Tuesday that it has arrested four men’s basketball assistant coaches — Auburn’s Chuck Person, Arizona’s Emanuel Richardson, USC’s Tony Bland and Oklahoma State’s Lamont Evans — on federal corruption charges. 237 more words

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