A new indictment in the college basketball FBI scandal has added expanded the range of the scandal and has added a couple new schools. The University of Kansas and North Carolina State University have now been added to the fray. Both schools have been linked because of loans a player from each school has been alleged to have taken. For the Jayhawks of Kansas, the new indictment alleges “Adidas executive James Gatto funneled $90,000 to the family of a former Kansas player to secure his commitment to the program.” In addition to this, documents allege Andy Miller of ASM Sports paid $2,700 to the mother of former Jayhawk one and done talent Josh Jackson.
As far as things go for the Wolf Pack of North Carolina State those same documents claim Gatto paid $40,000 to a former player at NC State. Along with that allegation, it is alleged ASM paid Dennis Smith Jr. $73,500 in loans. Both players mentioned in this indictment were one and done players at the college level but also top ten recruits out of high school. Since the first breaking of this FBI scandal information has been slow to come. It will be interesting to watch as this story develops and what if any penalties the schools will face.