Former University of Kentucky basketball star Ed Davender has been indicted by a Fayette County grand jury on a theft charge for allegedly accepting money from a Louisville man for college basketball game tickets and not producing the tickets.
Davender is alleged to have accepted a total of $4,000 from Richard Adams from December through March for 14 NCAA men's Final Four tickets and not giving Adams the tickets. Davender, was indicted Tuesday.
He was charged with theft by deception while on bond awaiting sentencing on numerous theft-related charges stemming from a UK basketball ticket scam and a drug charge. In that case, Davender accepted a plea deal and pleaded guilty to 20 charges, many of which were amended down. He was sentenced to eight years in prison on Aug. 27.