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Trial For Men's College Basketball Case Is Underway

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 11:44am
Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 2:07pm
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A trial focused on college men’s basketball programs and alleged corruption got started on Monday with jury selection in a Manhattan federal courtroom.

Several universities have fallen under the FBI investigation’s umbrella that led to the trial — including the University of Arizona. This specific case is focused on whether shoe companies were involved in funneling money between assistant coaches and high school players who were targeted as high-level recruits.

With The Show to talk about the trial and its potential impact was B. David Ridpath, Ohio University assistant professor of sports management .

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