NCAA basketball legal thread: Michael Avenatti stars in when keeping it real goes wrong

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  1. TwoPoor

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  2. TwoPoor

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  3. D. Silver

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    Please one of them be Greg Paulus.
     
  4. D. Silver

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    Lamont Evans from Okie St and Chuck Person from Auburn are two.
     
  5. D. Silver

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    Emanuel Richardson from Arizona
     
  6. Arkadin

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    Sounds like Lamont Evans is the one who got Thornwell suspended
     
  7. Truman

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    Lamont Evans probably learned all that from Underwood, if youre being objective
     
  8. shawnoc

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    Are these names being leaked from somewhere, are they being arrested across the country, or are we just finding out the names because this is as fast as Tom Winter can skim and tweet a 120 page document?
     
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  9. dblplay1212

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    Cliffs? Is this related to funneling money through AAU coaches or something like that?
     
  10. Arkadin

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    Maybe, but underwood was gone from us well before Thornwell was suspended for unknown reasons in the middle of last season. He was almost certainly someone the agents would want to meet and Evans was setting them up with an sc player.
     
  11. Arkadin

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    Its right there in the link in the 2nd post
     
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  12. shawnoc

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    Tony Bland of USC is the fourth.
     
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  15. Shiggityshwo

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    Tony Bland from USC

    I don't know which one
     
  16. jplaYa

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    I really want this to be racqueteering because the word is so cool.

    Regardless those dude’s lives are over.
     
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  18. Truman

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    How blatant must this have been to bring forth charges. This shit happens every day from AAU to the pros.
     
  19. wes tegg

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  20. TwoPoor

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    I'm starting to think Bruce Pearl might not be on the up and up
     
  21. shawnoc

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    Got it. They're posting new documents at the bottom as they release names.
    They just posted the Adidas dudes.
     
  22. NothingIsOT

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    Is it still Bruce pearl? That guy always creeped me out
     
  23. dblplay1212

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    FBI going after Auburn and Adidas? This is my wet dream.
     
  24. bertwing

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    Shit happens all the time
     
  25. Tony Perkis

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  26. TwoPoor

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    Glad I could provide you with today's jack off material
     
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  27. D. Silver

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    When does Bruce release a statement saying "It was just a BBQ"?
     
  28. Dairy Queen

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    Convenient that the Feds find the time to indict a black man

    Smdh
     
  29. Tobias

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    pretty sure this may be zion williamson. they arrested a guy named merl code who is heavily involved his recruitment
     
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  30. animal_mother

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    Welp. He just needs to come to Clemson to get away from the big money basketball programs etc...
     
  31. wes tegg

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  33. shawnoc

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    So, reading the complaint against all of them, it doesn't seem like the payment was the issue that is being investigated.
    It's that 5 universities colluded to pay a kid to change his commitment at the right time so that the colleges (2 universities are cited as being victims, but they weren't named yet) were "ineligible to compete" (for other scholarship-caliber players).

    So Adidas and these five Universities are being charged with "collusion" and "fraud" by teaming up to bribe and flip a,kid.
     
  34. wes tegg

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    Jay Jacobs can't make it past lunch today, can he?
     
  35. SuperCam

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    We are a such a terrible basketball school. This was probably as easy for them to figure out as Ole Miss paying football recruits

    :killmepete:
     
  36. Redav

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    You wouldn't expect something like this from a program run by Bruce Pearl.
     
  37. wes tegg

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    Cute, but there's a big difference between the NCAA and the FBI.
     
  38. dblplay1212

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    I assume Adidas was part of it bc it hurt a Nike/UA program? Or did they just want the kid after he went pro?
     
  39. Tobias

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    Shiggityshwo looks like nassir little's aau coach was arrested in connection
     
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  40. DaveGrohl

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    No arrest threads
     
  41. Ned Yocho

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    All those elite players wanting to go play for an average coach in Arizona makes sense now
     
  42. devine

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    I'm glad we recruit the right way, now I can sit back and enjoy
     
  43. Barves2125

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  44. Jake Scott

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    Hang on, you’re telling me Auburn is cheating in sports? Get out of here with that nonsense.
     
  45. Arkadin

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    The one with Lamont Evans reads like he was introducing them to current sc players. Which lines up with Thornwell and his suspension
     
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  46. Chipper>Jeter

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    No Kentucky assistants? You know Cal does this shit.
     
  47. allothersnsused

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    If you hadn't noticed Adidas was getting its hands dirty, you hadn't been paying attention.
     
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  48. wes tegg

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    It's still Arizona.