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Federal Documents Detail Potential NCAA Violations

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South Carolina players warm up during a practice session for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday. AP / Morry Gash

A series of huge names, as well as top college basketball programs have been named in a bombshell report that looks into NCAA hoops corruption involving illegal payouts to players, Yahoo! Sports reports.

The report focuses on ex-NBA agent Andy Miller and his ASM Sports agency. The media outlet obtained hundreds of pages from an FBI probe which seem to show employees with ASM Sports actively working with programs and players to get them to sign with the agency.

Markelle Fultz, is said to have accepted $10,000 from the agency while in high school, according to TMZ. He was the No. 1 overall draft pick in last year’s NBA Draft.

North Carolina State’s Dennis Smith Jr. allegedly took $73,500, Isaiah Whitehead of Seton Hall, who initially signed with ASM but later left for Roc Nation Sports, allegedly took $37,657 and Utah’s Kyle Kuzma allegedly took $9,500, according to TMZ.

The investigation also list a series of players who are currently part of the NBA, and the documents also show ASM met with Michigan head coach, Tom Izzo, Villanova coaches and top high school prospect Mitchell Robinson’s family.

At least one employee with the agency has been arrested in connection to the probe, TMZ reports.

 

 

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