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Federal judge throws out Haith petition

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Missouri head coach Frank Haith reacts to play against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament, Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) By John Bazemore Missouri head coach Frank Haith reacts to play against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament, Thursday, March 14, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) By John Bazemore
COLUMBIA, MO - MARCH 05:  Head coach Frank Haith of the Missouri Tigers reacts during the game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Mizzou Arena on March 5, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) By Jamie Squire COLUMBIA, MO - MARCH 05: Head coach Frank Haith of the Missouri Tigers reacts during the game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Mizzou Arena on March 5, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) By Jamie Squire
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(AP) — A federal judge has denied a petition by Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith, who wanted to subpoena Bank of America employees to determine if his financial records were illegally accessed during the NCAA's investigation of Miami athletics.

Haith was Miami's basketball coach from 2004-2011.

U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenbaum says "no basis for holding a hearing exists" and ordered the case closed. Haith filed his petition Monday.

Haith's attorney, Michael Buckner, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The NCAA wanted to know if three checks Haith wrote to former assistants for $3,200 each were used to repay former booster Nevin Shapiro, who says he paid $10,000 to recruit former Miami player DeQuan Jones. Haith alleged an unauthorized person got access to those check records last October.

 

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