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Explosion: 1951 scandals threaten college hoops

Updated: January 18, 2001, 1:38 PM ET
By Joe Goldstein | Special to ESPN.com

In 1950, City College accomplished perhaps the greatest feat in basketball history, winning the National Invitation and the NCAA tournaments. One year later there was devastation as New York District Attorney Frank Hogan indicted players from four New York schools, including City College. The other New York schools were Manhattan College, New York University and Long Island University.

The earthshaking scandals of 1951, which eventually reached to seven schools and 32 players around the ...

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