College basketball fans taunt their opponents by spelling out 'FBI' balloons after members of the team were named in a federal corruption probe

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College basketball fans were seen spelling out FBI in balloons after the ongoing federal investigation into bribery and corruption.

The findings include major NCAA violations that could have significant ramifications for around 20 major Division I programs, including North Carolina and Kentucky as well as Top-5 powerhouses Michigan State and Duke.

Saturday - SMU - Students - FBI - Balloons

On Saturday at SMU, some students chanted 'FBI! FBI!' and held balloons spelling out the name of the federal agency.

The federal investigation into the world of NCAA basketball has turned up what appears to be hundreds of pages of documents detailing impermissible payments to student athletes.

Former - NBA - Agent - Andy - Miller

Former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports, lie at the center of the FBI's findings that implicates 20 Division 1 schools and more than 25 athletes, Yahoo! Sports reported on Friday.

The pair were allegedly involved in a massive underground recruiting operation in which more than 25 players and their families obtained cash advances while having many travel expenses covered.

Transactions - Agent - Miller - Balance - Sheets

Transactions included on former agent Miller's balance sheets, that span years, include things like cash advances, and entertainment expenses for high school and college prospects and their families.

These types of payments to college athletes, if proven, are clear violations of NCAA rules that could result in loss of amateur status, and ultimately eligibility for the players and teams involved.

ASM - Sports - September

ASM sports was raided in September...
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