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NBA players, college hoops coaches embroiled in investment scandal

Last week, reported that several coaches and athletic administrators were scammed out of millions by the late Houston-area money manager and AAU operator David Salinas. After reviewing documents, and in conjunction with a forthcoming story in this week's Sports Illustrated, can add more names to the list.

The dollar figure following each name is the most recent valuation of their particular at-risk investment, which was purported to be in corporate bonds.

Two NBA players, 2010 Warriors lottery pick Ekpe Udoh ($350,000) and former Wizards swingman Cartier Martin ($374,000), were confirmed to be clients by SI. So was one former athletic director and NCAA selection committee member, Rudy Davalos ($83,000). The investment of 13 college basketball coaches alone, meanwhile, is valued at nearly $8 million. The total amount of money in the bonds, whose very existence remains in doubt, is an estimated $55 million, none of which has been recovered.

Besides what is listed below, SI has also learned Salinas has numerous other sports-related clients -- college basketball coaches included -- whose names are not yet public, and whose money is not believed to be at risk in this particular case.

1. Billy Gillispie -- current Texas Tech (and former Texas A&M and Kentucky) head basketball coach: $2.3 million

2. Ray Giacoletti -- current Gonzaga assistant basketball coach (and former North Dakota State, Eastern Washington and Utah head coach): $1.2 million

3. Lute Olson -- former Arizona head basketball coach: $1.17 million

4. Art Briles -- Baylor head football coach: $780,000

5. Willis Wilson -- current Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (and former Rice) head basketball coach: $642,000

6. Scott Drew -- current Baylor (and former Valparaiso) head basketball coach: $621,000

7. Grey Giovanine -- current Augustana head basketball coach (and former Rice assistant): $533,000

8. Cartier Martin -- former Washington Wizards guard (and former Houston Select and Kansas State player): $374,000

9. Mark Few -- current Gonzaga head basketball coach: $353,000

10. Ekpe Udoh -- current Golden State Warriors forward (and former Baylor player): $350,000

11. Martin Fox -- adidas "Grass Roots Director of Houston" and Houston Select staffer: $249,000

12. Tim Jankovich -- current Illinois State head basketball coach: $184,000

13. Jason Skaer -- pastor and former Oklahoma State and Rice forward: $129,500

14. Rudy Davalos -- former University of New Mexico athletic director, NCAA tournament selection committee member, San Antonio Spurs assistant and University of the South head basketball coach: $83,000

15. Scott Thompson -- former Rice, Wichita State and Cornell head basketball coach: $65,000

16. Doc Sadler -- current Nebraska (and former UTEP) head basketball coach: $38,000

17. Mike Chismar -- Arizona State associate athletics director: $30,000

18. James Elgas -- current Evansville (and former Kansas State) assistant head basketball coach: $24,000

19. Danny Nee -- United States Merchant Marine Academy (and former Nebraska) head coach: $23,000

20. Steve Lutz -- current Creighton (and former SMU) assistant basketball coach: $9,000

21. Bill Yeoman -- former Houston head football coach: T.B.D.

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