Detailed List of College Basketball Teams with Direct Ties to Federal Probe

Leading source: Yahoo Sports

  • Alabama:  Freshman Collin Sexton reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins
  • Arizona: FBI wiretaps caught head coach Sean Miller and Christian Dawkins discussing $100K payment to ensure freshman DeAndre Ayton went to the school
  • Auburn: Personnel/former personnel linked to corruption case include: former assistant Chuck Person arrested in September after FBI findings of corruption and fraud; freshman Austin Wiley, who was ruled out for season after reportedly accepting benefits; and current player Danjel Purifoy, also ruled out for the season due to ties to corruption case
  • Clemson: Former player Jaron Blossomgame reportedly received at least $1,100 from ASM Sports while still in college
  • Creighton: Former player Justin Patton reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro
  • Duke: Freshman Wendell Carter reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins; Duke rules his eligibility is not in question
  • Iowa State: Former player Monte Morris reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro; Morris’ mother denies allegations
  • Kansas: Apples Jones, the mother of former player Josh Jackson, reportedly received at least $2,700 from ASM Sports while Jackson was still in college
  • Kentucky: Players reportedly linked to corruption case include: former player Bam Adebayo, who according to documents accepted $12,000 and $36,000 in separate handouts; and freshman Kevin Knox, among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins
  • LSU: Former player Tim Quarterman reportedly received at least $16,000 from ASM Sports while still in college
  • Louisville: Former recruit and current South Carolina player Brian Bowen, ensnared in initial investigation into corruption in college basketball, accepted $100K from Adidas; Bowen and his family were also mentioned in Yahoo Sports report, as documents revealed Bowen and his family revealed at least $7,000 in benefits
  • Maryland: Former player Diamond Stone reportedly received at least $14,303 from ASM Sports while still in college; head coach Mark Turgeon denies knowledge of payments
  • Michigan State: Mother of current player Miles Bridges reportedly received “hundreds of dollars in advances”; head coach Tom Izzo appeared on Christian Dawkins’ expense reports
  • North Carolina: Players reportedly linked to corruption case include: former player Tony Bradley, among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro; and former player Brice Johnson, also among players/families of players who met with or had meals with Dawkins before turning pro
  • North Carolina State: Former player Dennis Smith reportedly received $43,000 from ASM Sports while still in college (separate document reveals Smith accepted a total of $73,500 in loans); athletic director Debbie Yow claims school cut ties with ASM Sports owner Andy Miller in 2012
  • Notre Dame: Former player Demetrius Jackson reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro
  • Oklahoma State: Former assistant Lamont Evans arrested in September after FBI findings of corruption and fraud
  • San Diego State: Current player Malik Pope reportedly received at least $1,400 from ASM Sports; suspended indefinitely by school
  • Seton Hall: Former player Isaiah Whitehead reportedly received $26,136 from ASM Sports while still in college; Separate document reveals Whitehead received total of $37,657
  • South Carolina: Former player PJ Dozier reportedly received at least $6,115 from ASM Sports while still in college; current player Brian Bowen also heavily involved in investigations (see Louisville)
  • Southern Cal: Multiple personnel tied to investigation, including former player De’Anthony Melton, who was suspended for the season due to a family friend accepting benefit; former assistant Tony Bland, arrested in September after FBI findings of corruption and fraud; current player Chemezie Metu and/or his adviser, who reportedly received at least $2,000; current player Bennie Boatwright and/or his father, who also reportedly received at least $2,000
  • Texas: Players reportedly linked to corruption case include: former player Prince Ibeh, among players/families of players who met with or had meals with ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro; and current player Eric Davis, who has been suspended indefinitely by the school after reportedly receiving at least $1,500 from ASM Sports
  • UNLV: Former player Pat McCaw appeared on former ASM employee Christian Dawkins’ expense reports
  • Utah: Former player Kyle Kuzma reportedly received at least $9,500 from ASM Sports while still in college
  • Vanderbilt: Former player Wade Baldwin reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro; Baldwin denies wrongdoing
  • Villanova: “Villanova coaches” appear on Christian Dawkins’ expense reports
  • Virginia: Former player Malcolm Brogdon reportedly among players/families of players who met with or had meals with  former ASM employee Christian Dawkins before turning pro; Brogdon’s mother denies meeting with Dawkins
  • Washington: Former player Markelle Fultz reportedly received at least $10,000 from ASM Sports before playing for school
  • Wichita State: Former player Fred Van Vleet reportedly received at least $1,070 from ASM Sports while still in college
  • Xavier: Former player Edmond Sumner and/or his father reportedly received $7,000 from ASM Sports while Sumner was still in college

This post will continue to be updated following new reports or findings of corruption.

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