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Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

A jury started its deliberations on Monday in a federal criminal trial involving pay-for-play schemes in college basketball. Adidas employee James Gatto, former Adidas consultant Merl Code and Christian Dawkins, a former runner for NBA agent Andy Miller, are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud for paying the families of recruits to attend Kansas, Louisville and NC State

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Former Adidas consultant TJ Gassnola, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and testified during this month's federal criminal case concerning corruption in college basketball, will be sentenced on Feb. 1. Gassnola is accused of helping facilitate $90,000 to former Kansas player Billy Preston's mother, $20,000 to current Jayhawks player Silvio De Sousa's guardian and $40,000 to former NC State player Dennis Smith Jr.'s father.

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4dMark Schlabach

Attorney: Adidas OK'd payment at Self's request

An attorney for Adidas executive James Gatto said Gatto approved a $20K payment to the guardian of Kansas player Silvio De Sousa only after coach Bill Self requested it.

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12dJeff Borzello

Ex-Adidas consultant says he paid Ayton's family

Ex-Adidas consultant T.J. Gassnola testified he made payments to the families of Deandre Ayton, Silvio De Sousa, Dennis Smith Jr., Brian Bowen Jr. and Billy Preston.

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18dMark Schlabach and Jeff Borzello

Bowen details college cash offers for son's play

Brian Bowen Sr., during testimony in a federal trial involving corruption in college basketball, rattled off cash offers made to him by universities coveting his son.

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21dMark Schlabach

Jury selection begins in college hoops scandal

Almost a year after the first arrests were made in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption, jury selection has begun for the first trial.

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21dMark Schlabach

Why the NCAA hoops scandal will likely spread as trial starts

As the first federal trial begins Monday in a corruption scandal that threatens to engulf college basketball, the coaches at four schools mentioned in the indictment are not the only ones nervous. Coaches at a half-dozen other schools could come up.

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25dMark Schlabach

Trial watch: NCAA hoops moves from court to courtroom

The government alleges defendants defrauded certain NCAA Division I schools by causing them to issue financial aid to players who were ineligible because their families had received illicit payments to sign with Adidas-sponsored teams.

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NCAA OKs NC State's Harris to play this season

The NCAA will allow Missouri transfer Blake Harris to play for the NC State this season, the school says. The point guard from Chapel Hill started nine games for the Tigers last season.

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143dAdam Rittenberg

UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes

Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.

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160dJeff Borzello

Wildcats' Killeya-Jones transferring to NC State

Sacha Killeya-Jones announced Tuesday that he's transferring from the Kentucky Wildcats to NC State, choosing the Wolfpack over several other ACC schools.

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Per, Lavar Batts Sr. Freshmen Lavar Batts Jr. has been granted his release from N.C State. He is free to speak to other schools.

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178dMark Schlabach

AAU director to cooperate in bribery investigation

AAU basketball director Thomas "T.J." Gassnola has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors in the federal government's investigation into bribes and other corruption in college basketball. Gassnola pleaded guilty to one felony count of wire fraud conspiracy.

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189dJeff Goodman

Georgetown gets NC State transfer Yurtseven

Omer Yurtseven has decided to transfer to Georgetown after averaging 13.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game for NC State last season.

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195dMark Schlabach

KU, NC State latest mentioned in bribery case

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday added additional criminal counts to the indictment of Adidas executive James Gatto, alleging that he conspired to provide cash payments to the families of former basketball players at Kansas and NC State.

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205dJohn Gasaway

Ranking the all-time NCAA tournament Cinderellas

Many NCAA tournament teams have been fitted for glass slippers and Loyola-Chicago's run is among the most memorable, but where does the Ramblers' Final Four trip stack up with other great Cinderellas?

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.332nd
Rebounds Per Game35.6163rd
Assists Per Game16.133rd
Points Allowed75.1247th

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Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record37-25
Championship Seasons1974, 1983
Tournament Appearances26