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Report: Some Of These 6 Active Hall Of Fame Coaches Could Be Taken Down In Scandal

An NCAA logo on the court during the NCAA Tournament.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 21: A general view of the court ahead of the game between the UCLA Bruins and UAB Blazers in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 21, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

College basketball's day of reckoning appears to be on the way. It's not looking good.

A report from Yahoo! Sports' Pete Thamel earlier this week said that, basically, most of the sport's elite are going to be implicated in the scandal. Major programs and Hall of Fame coaches could be taken down.

“Sources tell Yahoo Sports that the breadth and depth of material in discovery in the Basketball corruption cases will alter the sport of college basketball. Hall of Fame coaches, Lottery picks and top programs are all exposed to significant sanctions,” he wrote.

This came days after ESPN published its own report. It basically said the same thing.

“It’s not the mid-major programs who were trying to buy players to get to the top,” a source told ESPN. “It’s the teams that are already there.”

If "Hall of Fame coaches," as in multiple HOF coaches, are going to be implicated, then some serious big-time names are going down. We only have six active Hall of Fame coaches, after all.

They are:

  • Duke's Mike Krzyzewski
  • North Carolina's Roy Williams
  • Michigan State's Tom Izzo
  • Kansas' Bill Self
  • Syracuse's Jim Boeheim
  • Kentucky's John Calipari

College basketball will forever be changed if this actually happens. It's going to be crazy to watch.

Meanwhile, we're just a couple of weeks away from the NCAA Tournament. Selection Sunday is set for Sunday, March 11.