Three Men Plead Guilty In USD Game Fixing Scheme

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Las Vegas – Three men have plead guilty in an alleged scheme to fix a University of San Diego basketball game. U-T San Diego reports Steve Goria, Richard Garmo and Paul Thweni entered pleas to various charges and each face up to five years in prison. The three defendants were among 10 individuals charged with running a sports betting business to fix West Coast Conference games.

USD’s all-time leading scorer, Brandon Johnson, former coach T.J. Brown and former player Brandon Dowdy were also involved, in fact in their plea agreements, the three defendants said they placed casino bets in Vegas on a 2010 game after bribing Johnson.

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