Former San Diego Star And Assistant Coach Indicted In Point-Fixing Scandal


Fomer University of San Diego star Brandon Johnson, former assistant coach Thaddeus Brown and another former player Brandon Dowdy (who also spent time at UC-Riverside) have been indicted by a grand jury in connection with an alleged point shaving scandal. The games in question allegedly tooks place in 2010 and 2011.

Johnson made waves a few seasons ago when he helped lead the Toros to an NCAA Tournament win over Connecticut. He finished his career as San Diego's all-time leader in career points and assists. Most recently Johnson spent time in the NBA Development League with the Dakota Wizards on two seperate occassions. He was reportedly arrest on Friday afternoon in Houston just four days after he played his last game in Bismarck, North Dakota, and will be arrainged in Houston.

In all, ten people have been named the initial report that has been released. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, this scandal was uncovered during a year-long investigation by the FBI that involved the distribution of marijuana by the alleged gamblers involved in the point-fixing scandal.

Brown and Dowdy - who were also arrested in San Diego - are expected to be arraigned in federal court tomorrow.

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