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Former UT coach Michael Center sentenced to six months in connection with admissions scandal

Center took a $100,000 bribe in exchange for marking a prospective student a tennis recruit. The student had no background in tennis and left the team shortly after being accepted into the university.

UT men's tennis coach Michael Center exits the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Austin on March 12, 2019. The university placed Center on administrative leave after FBI documents revealed that he allegedly accepted a $100,000 bribe in 2015 to help with a studentís admission.

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