Ex-San Diego Star Indicted For Point Shaving
Former San Diego guard Brandon Johnson, along with nine others, have been charged in a scheme to affect the outcome of games. Espn.com has the story, below.
Brandon Johnson #1 of the San Diego Toreros is pressured by Jerome Dyson #11 of the Connecticut Huskies as he brings the ball up court during the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament West Regional at the St. Pete Times Forum March 21, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.
A former University of San Diego star player, along with another former player and former assistant coach, were charged with running a sports betting business to affect the outcome of games, federal authorities said Monday.
The indictment names Brandon Johnson, the school’s all-time leader in points and assists who finished his college career last year; Thaddeus Brown, an assistant coach at the school in the 2006-07 season; and Brandon Dowdy, who played at San Diego in the 2006-07 season and at the University of California, Riverside, from 2008 to 2010. Seven other people also were charged.