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Indiana to review Reed's complaints

Indiana athletic director Clarence Doninger said Thursday the abuse and assault accusations from player Neil Reed against coach Bob Knight will be reviewed in the next week.

"Whenever anybody in our family makes any kind of allegation about anything, we always check it out," Doninger said.

Reed, a junior guard, issued a statement Tuesday that accused Knight of verbal and physical abuse. Reed said he will not return to Indiana next season.

Doninger said Knight denied the charges.

Meanwhile, Reed's former Indiana teammates are saying they, not Knight, asked Reed to leave the team after they were ousted from the NCAA Tournament in the first round.

Haris Mujezinovic, the lone senior, said that after last week's tournament loss, players unanimously agreed that Reed's selfishness was the team's leading problem and that he should not return next season.

MICHIGAN: The grandmother and guardian of player Robert Traylor said at least two recruiters offered her money and a "no-work" job if she would persuade him to attend their schools. But Jessie Carter told the Detroit News Traylor chose Michigan, which offered him only a scholarship and a chance to crack the starting lineup.

Carter did not identify the recruiters or say which schools they represented in pursuing Traylor three years ago. She said she would identify them if the NCAA told her its source for allegations that a booster gave her $20,000 cash and a big-screen television.

DUKE: Former star Johnny Dawkins became an assistant coach, succeeding Tommy Amaker, named Seton Hall's coach this week. Dawkins, 33, is Duke's all-time scoring leader. He had worked in the Duke ticket office. The coaching job is his first.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN: The school will let the contract of coach Mark Adams expire in May, ending his tumultuous five years in charge. The school suspended Adams two years ago after the NCAA launched an investigation of the program. He sued and won a temporary restraining order that retained him as coach until after the NCAA's decision. Adams was not sanctioned, and he kept his job. This season the Broncs went 3-25.

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