WICHITA, Kansas - A former University of Kansas athletics official tied to a
ticket scandal at the school has been charged as part of a federal
probe into the scheme.
A criminal information document filed in federal court in Topeka
says Brandon Simmons, the university's former assistant athletic
director for sales and marketing, knew tickets were stolen from the
university but did not report it.
Simmons and five other university employees have been accused of
selling at least $1 million in basketball and football tickets to
brokers. Simmons is the first person formally charged in the