Sport FBI files new charges against Kansas, NC State in college basketball fraud scandal

02:35  11 april  2018
02:35  11 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

College basketball world isn’t buying Kansas portraying themselves as victims, no matter what the indictment says

  College basketball world isn’t buying Kansas portraying themselves as victims, no matter what the indictment says Earlier this week, new developments (well, indictments, though those are technically developments) broke in the ongoing federal probe of college basketball corruption involving athletic companies, prospects, and cash. The main news: Kansas and North Carolina State are now embroiled in the official proceedings.There was an update in the ongoing federal investigation into the allegedly corrupt payments between Adidas, players, and player handlers that has hung over college basketball for months now.

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After a multi-year investigation , the FBI has brought fraud and corruption charges against at least 10 people involved in college basketball , including assistants from Arizona, Auburn, Oklahoma State , and Southern Cal.

a close up of a basketball© (Getty Images) Federal prosecutors have filed additional charges against ex-Adidas rep Jim Gatto in college basketball's fraud scandal, the United States Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

The new charges involves payments to the families of former players at Louisville, Miami, Kansas and NC State. According to Yahoo Sports, six former players are named in the new charges, including Dennis Smith Jr. (NC State) and Josh Jackson Jr. (Kansas). Both players are currently in the NBA.

The FBI alleges Gatto and others were part of a conspiracy to pay players’ families to make sure the athletes attended Adidas-sponsored schools and endorsed Adidas in the pros.

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The FBI 's investigation into bribery in college basketball is unlikely to bring down the sport Ever since Federal Bureau of Investigation officials and the The acting U.S. Attorney announced Federal criminal charges against ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as Kansas State .

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Tuesday's superseding filing alleges Gatto funneled $90,000 to the family of a former KU player for his commitment to the Jayhawks, $100,000 to the family of a Louisville player, and $40,000 to a former player at NC State.

Miami and Louisville were previously named in the investigation. Among the fallout from the pay-for-play scheme, Rick Pitino and Tom Jurich were fired as coach and GM of Louisville, respectively, and Miami coach Jim Larranaga has been subpoenaed by the feds.

The University of Kansas said in September it was conducting an internal review of the program after Adidas was indicted. NC State had previously received a subpoena regarding the recruitment of Smith.

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New Memphis head coach has offered a full-time consulting position to Larry Brown. Kansas basketball was nearly given the death penalty in 1988. One of the most storied programs in college athletics was nearly shut down for one season. Three decades later, the man behind the egregious violations is still being courted for NCAA jobs.

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