3 plead guilty in alleged scheme to fix University of San Diego basketball game

The others included Brandon Johnson, the school’s all-time leading scorer, former coach T.J. Brown and former player Brandon Dowdy..

In his plea agreement, Thweni admitted that he and his co-conspirators placed Las Vegas casino bets on a 2010 game after bribing Johnson to influence the score.

A U.S. He could have gotten up to five years in prison.

SAN DIEGO –  Federal prosecutors say a 28-year-old sports bookmaker has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison and three years’ probation for his role in a scheme to fix University of San Diego basketball games.

Thweni was among 10 people charged with running a sports betting business to fix West Coast Conference games. attorney’s statement says Paul Thweni received the sentence Thursday after pleading guilty in August

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