Will anything be done in the current scandal? Who knows. North Carolina should have received the death penalty (and forfeited all its championships) due to the Dean Smith era revelations, but .... The current scandal apparently involves both North Carolina and Duke. I have no doubt that the NCAA would enforce sanctions against, say, Louisville, but clearly there's a double standard involving some teams.
But the bigger underlying truth is that the whole system is rotten. I'm not naïve enough to think that college sports didn't always have a shabby underside, but I think it was the slow but steadily growing addiction to television dollars that has finally done them in. Television seems to corrupt everything it touches. When a sport starts prostituting its rules to defer to television networks, it's on the path to perdition.
This is sort of a pull through operation the sports agent had going and there will probably be varying degrees of involvement by college basketball coaching personnel, from a lot to maybe no involvement in some cases. The main goal was to obligate one and done pro prospects to the sports agency and make money off them one year later by signing them to be represented by the agency.
Some college coaching personnel seem to have gotten pulled into the scheme, or they jumped in the scheme, to increase their chances of landing a top prospect.
You think the basketball program should have received the death penalty because of sham classes that any student could take (half weren’t athletic students) and the vast majority were football players of the ones that were athletes? You really think AA studies programs are much more vigorous at other schools even without athletics? Lmao