Keita claims he was paid to play
MINEOLA, N.Y. -- A suspended St. John's basketball player contended Wednesday he got $300 almost every month from a member of the team staff.
In a statement read to reporters by one of his attorneys, Abraham Keita also said he is filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against the university.
St. John's issued a statement Wednesday night saying the school was surprised by the allegations about the payments and that it would begin an investigation. St. John's also called ...
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