The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced early Tuesday that charges of fraud and corruption have been brought against four current college basketball assistant coaches — namely Arizona’s Emanuel “Book” Richardson, Auburn’s Chuck Person, Oklahoma State’s Lamont Evans and USC’s Tony Bland. Managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major sportswear company have also been charged with federal crimes in a scandal that has rocked the sport.
And Matt Norlander and I discussed it from every angle in this episode of the Eye On College Basketball Podcast. Will Rick Pitino survive at Louisville? Should other programs not named yet be scared? How often do shoe companies buy players for schools?
We got into all of it.
I think you’ll dig the conversation.
The latest Eye on College Basketball podcast is below.
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