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The FBI Is Investigating A College Basketball Player For Potentially Fixing Games In A Gambling Scheme

Suspended Auburn point guard Varez Ward is being investigated for potential point shaving by the FBI, Yahoo!'s Charles Robinson reports. Ward has been suspended for "violating team rules" since Feb. 25. Robinson says that coaches contacted the FBI after they became aware of the possible point shaving in late February. "Point shaving" is when a player sabotages his team on purpose so they don't cover the point spread, ostensibly because he has money on it.
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Varez Ward At Center Of FBI Point Shaving Investigation

Sports : The Inquisitr - Sport (3 years ago)

Varez Ward, Auburn’s suspended point guard, is at the center of point-shaving scandal that is under FBI investigation. The Associated Press reports that the FBI investigation is centered around two games this season. Federal authori... Read Post

Gambling Expert Calls Action In Auburn Games "Inconsistent" With Point Shaving [College Basketball]

Sports : Deadspin (3 years ago)

Yesterday, Yahoo's Charles Robinson reported that suspended Auburn point guard Varez Ward was under federal investigation for alleged point-shaving. Robinson mentioned two games that the feds were looking into—a 56-53 loss to Arkans... Read Post

Report: FBI Investigating Auburn Point Guard For Alleged Point-Shaving [College Basketball]

Sports : Deadspin (3 years ago)

Auburn point guard Varez Ward is under investigation by the FBI for alleged point-shaving, according to Charles Robinson at Yahoo. Ward, who was suspended by Auburn at the end of February for "violating team rules," may have conspir... Read Post


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