She’s been at the center of the University of Miami’s defense during the more than two year investigation of the school by the NCAA and after leading the school through the process; UM President Donna Shalala spoke exclusively with CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez about what’s next at the school.
It’s been more than two-and-a-half years since Yahoo! Sports and Nevin Shapiro dropped a bomb on the University of Miami with a scathing investigation sparked by accusations by convicted Ponzi scheme architect Nevin Shapiro. Thursday, the U meets the NCAA.
The NCAA Committee on Infractions has agreed to hear motions from three former University of Miami assistant coaches to have their portion of the Nevin Shapiro charges against them thrown out.
While the initial reports on the University of Miami scandal involving Nevin Shapiro painted the convicted Ponzi schemer as a whistleblower first; documents released to CBSMiami.com from the University of Missouri reveal that Shapiro, at least when dealing with former basketball coach Frank Haith, was threatening to bring down Miami if he wasn’t paid by coaches not to talk.
The University of Miami remains in hurry up and wait mode as the NCAA begins investigating it’s investigation into the school. UM fans want the investigation over with, but that doesn’t appear to be in the cards just yet.