Ccny gambling scandal
The triumph & tragedy of the City College Grand Slam it revolutionized the gambling scene. But the scandal hit hardest for CCNY. The CCNY point shaving scandal of –51 was a college basketball point shaving gambling scandal that involved seven schools in all, with four in Greater New York and three in the Midwest. Sep 07, · The CCNY point shaving scandal of –51 was a college basketball point shaving gambling scandal that involved seven schools in all, with four in Greater New York and three in the Midwest.
HBO Sports Documentary City Dump: The Story of the 1951 CCNY Basketball Scandal
Six players were banned, and Henning resigned at season's end. He entered Manhattan under the GI Bill. Cornelius Kelleher fixer sentenced to one year by Judge Barrett. Junior piped in about CCNY vs. Worst FBS teams of the last 25 years.
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ET , exclusively on HBO. What happened to this group of young men nearly a half-century ago continues to occur time and time again because of the big-business nature of college basketball, with the accompanying infiltration of gambling into a world of vulnerable college students. The CCNY basketball team of consisted of an extraordinary collection of players guided by venerable coach Nat Holman, with the Beavers becoming the first and only team ever to win both the NIT and NCAA championship titles in the same season.
Prompted by this success, college basketball soared in popularity, as New York's Madison Square Garden emerged as the mecca of college hoops.
In its penultimate season of , the squad rolled to seven consecutive post-season victories and two titles, overcoming the likes of Kentucky, San Francisco, Ohio State and Bradley.
A year later, the players, the program and New York City major college basketball were all in turmoil. Each of the CCNY seven would eventually be charged with taking money to fix games. College basketball in New York was forever changed. David Harmon is the coordinating producer. The student body was special. The environment was special. The sense of having to achieve was special, and the people on the team were also special because there were Jewish kids on the team, there were black kids on the team.
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The earthshaking scandals of , which eventually reached to seven schools and 32 players around the country, actually erupted on Jan. Cornelious Kelleher and brothers Benjamin and Irving Schwartzberg, who were bookmakers and convicted felons, were booked on bribery and conspiracy charges.
All were in violation of section of the penal code, the bill passed by the New York State legislature in , which established as illegal an attempt to bribe a participant in any sporting event, amateur or professional. Poppe had met with Manhattan junior center Junius Kellogg, who stood and was the first black man to play for a Manhattan College basketball team.
Kellogg came to Manhattan after 40 months in the U. He entered Manhattan under the GI Bill. Poppe asked Kellogg to reconsider and suggested a meeting three days later on January Kellogg promptly reported the offer from Poppe to his coach Ken Norton, who informed Brother Bonventure Thomas, Manhattan College's president, who endorsed the idea of going to the police.
Kellogg was picked up in the parking lot at Manhattan by Poppe and driven to a bar near the campus at Broadway and nd Street. He was instructed in errors to commit and not to be too obvious with his mistakes. Poppe spoke to Kellogg at courtside at the Garden before the game, telling him Manhattan was favored by 10 points--be sure to win by less.
Manhattan won by three, , as Kellogg's substitute, Charles Jennerich, scored on all eight of his shot attempts. Kellogg showered and rushed to meet Poppe at Gilhooley's bar on 8th Avenue near the Garden.
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