Re­port: FBI prob­ing Auburn point-shav­ing al­le­ga­tion

The Washington Times Daily - - Sports -

AUBURN, ALA. | Fed­eral au­thor­i­ties are in­ves­ti­gat­ing sus­pended Auburn point guard Varez Ward for al­leged point shav­ing in­volv­ing at least two games this sea­son, Ya­hoo Sports re­ported Thurs­day.

The re­port cited anony­mous sources and said the FBI be­gan an in­ves­ti­ga­tion in late Fe­bru­ary cen­ter­ing on losses to Alabama on Feb. 7 and Arkansas on Jan. 25.

Ward and guard Chris Den­son were sus­pended be­fore a Feb. 25 game against Arkansas, but Den­son re­turned for the next game. Den­son was ques­tioned and cleared of in­volve­ment in point shav­ing, the re­port said.

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