However, Wetzel should be highlighting the hypocrisy of university presidents rather than their charade/regulating institution, the NCAA. College basketball fraud trial: We're at this point because the NCAA is ethically bankrupt Dan Wetzel Columnist , Yahoo Sports•October 5, 2018 The real question behind the federal college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK – During his sophomore year of high school in Saginaw, Michigan, Brian “Tugs” Bowen II was offered a summer job. It was a heck of a good one – Adidas allegedly would pay him $25,000 to play basketball for its Michigan Mustangs AAU team. Twenty-five grand. One summer.