Roy Williams, the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball coach downplayed concerns surrounding Nassir Little, a top prospect who recently committed to UNC. Little’s AAU coach, Jonathan Brad Augustine, and adidas employees have been arrested in the scandal.
UNC-Chapel Hill escaped punishment from the NCAA for the paper class scandal, and the university’s accrediting organization has reviewed the NCAA report. The accreditor said Monday it would take no further action.
Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma and running backs Bryce Love of Stanford and Saquon Barkley of Penn State lead The Associated Press midseason All-America team, along with two defensive start from No. 1 Alabama.