HBO Documentary 'The Scheme' Probes FBI Investigation Into NCAA Coaches

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 12:51pm
Updated: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:14pm
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Corruption in big-time college athletics — particularly football and men’s basketball — is a narrative that has been ever-present, probably since the sports began to be played at a level that drew national attention.

But the definition of "corruption" may be in the eye of the beholder. Does paying players to come to a college or university equal corruption? That depends.

A new HBO documentary called "The Scheme" focuses on an FBI investigation and a man named Christian Dawkins, who worked for an NBA agent and became the center of the investigation for allegedly helping to funnel money to high school players.

Pat Kondelis is the filmmaker behind The Scheme, and he joined The Show to talk about Dawkins and what the FBI investigation may tell us about the state of men’s college basketball.

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