Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports, Auburn point guard Varez Ward is at the center of a federal point-shaving probe. Varez, who has been suspended since February 25 for violating team rules, attempted to get other players involved in the scheme, but was unsuccessful according to Robinson.Auburn coaches reportedly became aware of possible point-shaving when a player brought his concerns to an assistant coach. From there, the NCAA and the FBI were contacted. So far, there are two games that are being investigated by the FBI: a 68-50 loss to Alabama on February 7 and a 56-53 loss to Arkansas on January 25. And let’s just say, the details don’t sound good for Ward. • In the Feb. 7 loss to Alabama, Ward played 17 minutes, scoring three points (shooting 1-for-5 from the field and 1-for-2 from the free-throw line) and committing six turnovers with two assists. His first shot was a made layup, his second shot was blocked, his third was an air ball, his fourth was a long missed 3...
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