Report: Players from 3 Pac-12 hoops programs appear in FBI investigation documents

Two current USC players as well as former stars from Utah and Washington are mentioned in documents and bank records related to a federal bribery investigation, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde.

Forde reported that expense reports filed by an associate of former NBA agent Andy Miller include payments of at least $2,000 apiece either USC junior forwards Bennie Boatwright and Chimezie Metu or their family members or advisors. Former Utah forward Kyle Kuzma received $9,500 while in college, the report states.

The report also states Markelle Fultz, the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft who played last season at Washington, received a $10,000 loan from Miller’s ASM Sports but never signed with the agency.

Forde’s report lists payments, loans or other types of benefits to dozens of current and former college players including Alabama guard Collin Sexton, Duke forward Wendell Carter and Kentucky forward Kevin Knox. Several college head coaches are also mentioned.

Arizona is not among the schools mentioned in the report other than via former assistant coach Book Richardson, one of four college assistants arrested by the FBI in September. Richardson has since been fired by Arizona.

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