Byrne said that he couldn’t identify “NCAA or SEC rules” that had been broken.
Crimson Tide athletic director Greg Byrne has performed an “internal review” of the men’s basketball team.
The University of Alabama showed off the renovations to the men’s basketball facility in Coleman Coliseum Friday, October 28, 2016.
Alabama has accepted the resignation of men’s basketball administrator Kobie Baker. It isn’t clear how he is connected to the investigation, but Alabama has launched an internal investigation into their program, according to a release from their Athletics Department.
The FBI’s probe into the seedy underworld of college basketball is sure to provide a consistent drip of bad news for programs across the country. He’s facing six federal charges. We have notified both of the governing bodies of the actions we have taken.
An additional $10,000 was allegedly given to Michel at that meeting, and was to be given to the staff member for his “influence” in steering the player.
Person is now suspended from the Auburn staff without pay following his arrest Tuesday on six federal corruption and bribery charges in connection to his involvement in a “pay-for-play” scheme to funnel current and former Tigers basketball players to an unspecified financial advisor, who was actually an undercover witness working with the government. Baker, who was entering his third season with the Tide, had previously worked for the NCAA as an assistant director of enforcement.
UA announced Baker’s resignation in an official release on Wednesday evening. “As always, we will continue to be proactive in compliance efforts”.