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point-shav·ing

(point′shā′vĭng)
n.
The illegal practice of deliberately limiting the number of points scored by one's team in an athletic contest, as in return for a payment from gamblers to ensure winnings.
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Point shaving first came to the public's attention in 1951, when a criminal investigation uncovered evidence of point shaving involving players from the University of Kentucky and several schools in New York City.
Point shaving has recently received considerable attention in both the popular press (e.
There's no point shaving your head live on TV to then wear a wig.
Our article's investigation of point shaving in college basketball highlights the necessity of identifying appropriate counterfactuals and robustness checks to validate findings.
There are chapters on gambling, throwing games and point shaving.
During one of these forays, they overhear a conversation involving a star basketball player and a point shaving scheme.
The NCAA believes college athletes easily can be manipulated into following along with fixed games or point shaving scandals.
Their lives are nothing like the promise their college careers once held, all because of gambling--more specifically, illegal sports wagering that led to point shaving.
His players have had a slew of legal problems, including that small matter of point shaving.
In a recent e-mail, Kreft said two of the players involved in the Northwestern point shaving - Dewey Williams and Matt Purdy - were his roommates on road trips (Williams, during Kreft's sophomore year, and Purdy, during Kreft's junior season).
Unfortunately, unsubstantiated charges of cheating by one student were treated as a major scandal on the order of point shaving, using drugs or committing perjury before Kenneth Starr.
Henderson is involved in head shaving than point shaving.