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College Basketball / University of Illinois #129143

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Champaign, Illinois: Armen Keteyian) ABC News investigation of NCAA's charges of recruiting violations against college basketball program at University of Illinois featured; details given of charges that assistant coach Jimmy Collins offered money to recruits Deon Thomas and Laphonso Ellis. [COLLINS - says we offered no cash inducements.] Transcript of telephone conversation between Thomas and University of Iowa assistant coach Bruce Pearl outlined on screen. [THOMAS - explains his side.] [Thomas' grandmother Bernice McGARY - says University of Iowa offered to fix her house.] [Illinois coach Lou HENSON - criticizes University of Notre Dame.]

Jennings, Peter;
Keteyian, Armen

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