Arizona, USC basketball coaches among 10 charged with fraud and corruption

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  • Just the FAX Olympus Cove, Utah
    Sept. 29, 2017 10:53 a.m.


    "Po Dunk" WCC teams Gonzaga, Saint Mary's and San Francisco have owned U during the coach small k era.

  • There You Go Again St George, UT
    Sept. 28, 2017 8:17 p.m.

    Fraud and corruption?

    Lack of institutional control needs to lead to the death penalty for these schools.

    These schools should receive severe punishments/sanctions...

    For example...

    No NCAA Tournament...3 to 5 years.

    No Tournament period...3 to 5 years.

    Loss of scholarships.

    A complete house cleaning of coaching staffs.

    Anything less will simply be interpreted as a wink and a nod to offending schools as well as the rest of the NCAA.

  • UU Provo, UT
    Sept. 27, 2017 9:58 p.m.

    Wonder how much BYU paid for LP3 and if they're now looking for a refund.

  • VegasUte Las Vegas, NV
    Sept. 27, 2017 5:34 p.m.

    @But seriously folks:

    "PAC 12 strutting their stuff.
    Proud to NOT be part of the so-called elite."

    You forgot about the other conferences. Are you proud not to be part of any of them too?


    You and your fan base would give anything to be in one of the "so-called elite" conferences. It wasn't that long ago you were all giddy with anticipation at belonging - before the Big XII snub.

    Have fun imploding once again and finishing third in the po-dunk WCC.

    Go Utes!


  • But seriously folks! Salt Lake City, UT
    Sept. 27, 2017 2:26 p.m.

    PAC 12 strutting their stuff.
    Proud to NOT be part of the so-called elite.

  • Who am I sir? Cottonwood Heights, UT
    Sept. 27, 2017 1:02 p.m.

    Two of the ten were on the coaching staffs of PAC-12 schools. Coach K., despite losing 2-3 top recruits last year (at least one to one of the two Universities whose assistant coach is being charged) again proved his high moral standards by not violating NCAA regulations.

    As our head coach time has proven he demands the same conduct from his assistants and players. Remember it all starts at the top. Utah can be proud of our sports programs!

  • CaliCougar American Fork, UT
    Sept. 27, 2017 12:03 a.m.

    What a surprise....corruption in NCAA men's basketball. Probably the tip of the iceberg unfortunately. I'm glad to hear that there are still people out there that will attempt to do something about it.

    TAS - While I agree with your post, I think the bus is way too far away from the station now to really do too much about it all. The swiss cheese approach is about all that can be done...poke some holes in it but never get the entire thing.

  • cjd1 Draper, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 8:56 p.m.

    Its great that we never have to worry about Coach K doing anything wrong like that at Utah. The recruits he has brought in the past couple of months have been very impressive. Go Utes!

  • ute alumni Salt Lake City, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 7:50 p.m.

    Red feather
    I'll help you understand that ute fans are always proud of the p5 football or otherwise it is the crowning achievement.

  • scrappy do DRAPER, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 6:18 p.m.

    Got to love that pious NCAA

  • taylormade1 Springville, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 3:43 p.m.

    It hasn't been that long ago that USC had to vacate a college football championship because of fraudulent activity involving a certain running back at that time ....

  • JohnInSLC Cottonwood Heights, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 1:27 p.m.

    "Proud to be in a P5 PAC 12 league."

    (faux)ute alumni:

    Proud that you're really not.

  • redfeather Palo Alto, CA
    Sept. 26, 2017 11:28 a.m.

    ute alumni

    "Proud to be in a P5 PAC 12 league."

    How, exactly, is that related to a criminal fraud investigation involving two PAC 12 coaches?

    btw, P5 is completely irrelevant when it comes to NCAA basketball.

  • ute alumni Salt Lake City, UT
    Sept. 26, 2017 10:28 a.m.

    Proud to be in a P5 PAC 12 league.

  • TAS Tehachapi, CA
    Sept. 26, 2017 9:19 a.m.

    There is too much money involved in college athletics. Companies involved in sportswear have a huge vested interest involved in the college programs that use there brand name. Head coaches with 6 and 7 seven figure salaries are tempted to cut corners in order to assure the success of their teams. Huge television contracts tempt college administrators to look the other way, when questionable practices occur at their colleges. The whole mess needs to be cleaned up.