South Florida Assistant Resigns; NCAA Probe Underway

According to multiple reports, University of South Florida assistant coach Oliver Antigua has resigned. ESPN reported earlier today that the NCAA investigating the USF men’s basketball team for possible academic fraud issues. Shortly after that story broke, the news of Antigua’s resignation was confirmed by school officials. South Florida also released the following statement:

“The University of South Florida and the NCAA enforcement staff are working together to investigate and resolve an inquiry into potential violations of NCAA bylaws and university standards by one of our intercollegiate athletic programs.”

“Because the University of South Florida is committed to protecting the integrity of the investigation and ensuring those involved receive fair treatment, we cannot provide any details about the investigation at this time.”

Antigua, the brother of USF head coach Orlando Antigua, had been on the Bulls staff for the past two seasons. He has also worked as an assistant at Seton Hall and Manhattan.

More on this story as it develops.

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