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Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2011 02:49 AM   10 comments

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Ten people, including two former basketball players and a former assistant coach at the University of San Diego, have been indicted in connection with a scheme to fix games since 2008, federal prosecutors said on Monday.

The defendants were charged in the federal grand jury indictment with scheming to fix University of San Diego Toreros basketball games by bribing players and then betting on the games in Las Vegas.

All 10 defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit sports bribery, conduct an illegal gambling business and distribute marijuana.

The indictment charged that the profits from selling marijuana and betting on the games were used to fund further dealing and bribing.

Among those charged were former Toreros players Brandon Johnson and Brandon Dowdy, and former assistant coach Thaddeus Brown.



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TheCrow says:
04/12/11 02:56AM
hell fuckin' to the yeah i am not surprised this is out, it's what happens all the time especially in games where the players aren't getting paid, and the refs are getting pennies on the dollar compared to the limits that books are offering on the games, itself, it is about getting paid, but don't get caught either like manny ramirez did.  The key is understanding the possibilities of what games can be fixed and playing them as a field because not all games will go in our favors.
kickinA says:
04/12/11 03:34PM
No surprise at all. Odds are for everyone incidence that gets out like this, too many others fly under the radar.
misfit_aka says:
04/12/11 04:14PM
prob in college b-ball this has a great chance of happening than in any other sport, pro, minor, or collegiate.. 
gutcheck says:
04/12/11 04:26PM

It still kills me when I see people on covers who don't think games are fixed. Happens all the time.

TheCrow says:
04/13/11 10:45AM
well i think a lot of people dont really want to know that the games are fixed sometimes and are probably tired of people voicing their frustrations out of anger when they lose a big bet, etc.  Hell yeah the games are fixed
Europa says:
04/13/11 10:55AM

people corrupt when there are money involved.

steveshane67 says:
04/13/11 11:36AM


we all know it happens, its been verified, but i doubt it happens nearly as often as you think, especially with all the 24/7 analysis by seemingly everyone with a computer, let alone the tv stations.
Bigfish75 says:
04/14/11 07:58AM
I remember receiving a phone call from a tout saying the march 5th san diego vs santa clara game "was in the bag", put as much douh on it as you possibly can. he was very convincing, and in the first 7 mins of the game san diego was down 28-2 and from then on I knew they took a dive and now this scandal confirms it and this could've been a starting point.
TheGoldenGoose says:
04/14/11 08:40AM

Fuck Basketball at any level.

 
ChOdaZ says:
04/14/11 02:37PM
Refs can decide the outcome of any college game.  Just call a couple of touch fouls on the star player and watch him ride the bench. 

Also call a tight game and let players shoot 50 free throws.  You can hit the over on any total that way
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