Title was linked to infamous scandal

Updated: October 15, 2003, 4:25 PM ET
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan agreed to return money to the NIT because three players who helped the Wolverines win the 1997 championship had been linked to a scandal involving booster Ed Martin.

Athletic director Bill Martin would not disclose how much money was returned.

"We were extremely pleased with the outcome from our discussions with the NIT," said Martin, who declined further comment Wednesday.

Before his death, Ed Martin said Maurice Taylor, Robert Traylor and Louis ...

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