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Keita claims he was paid to play

Updated: March 4, 2004, 10:48 AM ET
Associated Press

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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