In what can only be described as crazy the FBI has uncovered a major ring of corruption living within the ranks of NCAA Basketball. Multiple assistant coaches from a variety of schools as well as Head Coach Rick Pitino from Louisville are among those who have been charged. The investigation is ongoing and could turn out even more names in the near future.
It is alleged that the coaches were taking cash bribes to sway recruits to sign with specific financial advisers and agents.
In addition to the coaching scandal they also uncovered bribes from representatives of Adidas to players to get them to commit to schools that Adidas works with. The bribes are reportedly in the six-figure range.
This scandal is no where near finished and only time will tell how many more are involved. When the dust settles it looks like NCAA basketball will have some new faces in a lot of places.