FBI-Adidas case: Text messages between former basketball coach Brad Augustine and a former agent runner Christian Dawkins shown in court on Oct. 15, 2018 appear to back up a claim made by UNC’s Nassir Little and his father that they did not accept money.
In federal court on Thursday, October 11, 2018, TJ Gassnola, a former Adidas America consultant, testified that he got $40,000 from Jim Gatto, then delivered it to former NC State assistant basketball coach Orlando Early, to give to the father of Dennis Smith Jr.
In federal court on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, TJ Gassnola, a former Adidas America consultant testified that he paid Dennis Smith Jr., Deandre Ayton, Brian Bowen, Silvio de Sousa and Billy Preston on behalf of Adidas.
In a memo shown in federal court on October 10, 2018 shows that NC State athletic directors Debbie Yow, Chris Boyer and compliance director Carrie Doyle were concerned about former basketball coach Mark Gottfried having contract with agent runner Eric Leak.
NC State compliance director Carrie Doyle testified in the FBI college basketball trial on Tuesday, October 9 that she didn’t know of a $40,000 payment to Dennis Smith Sr. as a way to get his son to commit to the Wolfpack basketball program run by Mark Gottfried and Orlando Early.
Watch a time-lapse of NC State's Germaine Pratt sacking Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown for a loss of nine yards during the Wolfpack victory at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
N.C. State's Alim McNeill (29), tackles Boston College's Ben Glines (19) for a one-yard loss during the first half of N.C. State's game against Boston College at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
Get details on the FBI probe into NCAA college basketball corruption, bribery and fraud, which may include recruits, coaches, agents, Adidas and players at NCSU, UNC, Duke, Arizona, Louisville, Kansas and Miami.