Miami Responds To Nevin Shapiro's Claims, NCAA Investigation

The NCAA is reportedly in Coral Gables, looking into claims of wrongdoings alleged by a former Hurricanes booster. According to reports, NCAA investigators began interviewing players while looking into Shapiro's claims, which includes large sums of money funneled to student athletes as improper benefits. Shapiro is currently imprison after organizing a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Miami responded by brushing off Shapiro's allegations in a standard statement released to the media on Tuesday morning.

When Nevin Shapiro made his allegations nearly a year ago, he and his attorneys refused to provide any facts to the University of Miami. The University notified the NCAA Enforcement officials of these allegations. We are fully cooperating with the NCAA and are conducting a joint investigation. The University of Miami takes these matters very seriously.

For more on Shapiro's claims and the NCAA investigation, stay with this StoryStream. To check-in with Miami fans, head over to The 7th Floor Blog.

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