CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 27, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(New Orleans, Louisiana) Scandal surrounding arrest of Tulane Univ. basketball players and student, include John "Hot Rod" Williams, for point shaving examined; films shown. [Dist. attorney Harry CONNICK - believes narcotics and money were involved.] [WILLIAMS - denies guilt.] Basis of chgs. reviewed. [Coach Ned FOWLER, Memphis State coach Dana KIRK - are shocked.] [STUDENTS - note rumors of gambling, point shaving.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
(NYC) 1950 point shaving scandal involving New York City college basketball players recalled. [1950, district attorney Frank HOGAN - wonders what's happened to moral values.] 1978 scandal at Boston College reviewed. [IN coach Bobby KNIGHT - thinks media and society share blame for Tulane scandal; explains.] [BOOKIE - notes marginal college basketball players are easy targets for gamblers.] [Saint John's player Ron STEWART cites impact on entire sport.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow
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