Four NCAA Coaches Arrested, Charged With Fraud and Corruption


Four college basketball coaches are in federal custody and facing charges in what prosecutors said is a widespread investigation into fraud and corruption in the NCAA. According to an indictment made public Tuesday, the coaches include Chuck Person of Auburn University, Emanuel Richardson of the University of Arizona, Tony Bland of the University of Southern California and Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State. Also, one of the listed universities meets the description of the University of Louisville, WDRB reported. The four men are among 10 people facing charges, including representatives for Adidas. The FBI has reportedly found several instances of assistant and associate basketball coaches being bribed to influence student-athletes to retain the services of outside entities.


SOURCE: The Daily Beast