University of Connecticut (UCOON) Male Basketball Program is under serious investigation for offences in recruiting players to the University.
Per reports reaching Basketballghana.com, the Huskies is facing inquest into its student recruitment policy to its male hoops team that last won the national championship in 2014.
Ghanaian Center Amida Brimah was on that team as a first year player; he played alongside Portland Trailblazers Guard Shabazz Napier in Connecticut.
This is the latest scandal to rock college basketball in America in the wake of unprofessional conduct of Michigan State University staff and players.
Coach Kevin Ollie is implicated in the investigation and could have his five year, $17.9 million contract axed should he be found guilty.
The news broke out during Brimah’s outstanding performance forAustin Spurs in the NBA Gatorade League game win over Salt Lake City Stars.
The former UCONN Captain tallied 19 points, nine rebounds and five blocks in 23 minutes off the bench to lead Austin to a 110-100 win.
His blocks total was a game high.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
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