CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 10, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Lawrence, Kansas) Claim by some that University of Kansas assistant basketball coach Ed Manning was hired by school as means of getting his high school basketball player son Danny Manning on university team examined; Wilt Chamberlain mentioned attending University of Kansas. [Coach Larry BROWN - denies allegations.] [Ed MANNING - agrees.] Ed Manning noted formerly a truck driver and once pro basketball player. [Notre Dame coach Digger PHELPS - feels Manning would have been hired years ago if he was actually a competent coach.] Univ. said acknowledging lowering its hiring standards to allow Manning's employment. [BROWN - denies unethical recruiting behavior.] [Danny MANNING - is pleased to have helped father.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
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