‘The Scheme’ Review: College Cheating Scandal Doc Hints at a Bigger Problem

‘The Scheme’ Review: College Cheating Scandal Doc Hints at a Bigger Problem
In an alternate timeline of events, the Final Four would have been decided this past weekend. After four days of whittling away a dozen of the 16 remaining teams in the Ncaa Men’s Basketball Tournament, maybe the public wouldn’t have been in the right mood for a two-hour documentary feature about a player payment scandal that some feared might rip apart the fabric of the entire college hoops structure.

The star of director Pat Kondelis’ “The Scheme” is not a player with a famed buzzer-beater to his highlight reel or a flurry of stats to plug into prospect algorithms. If anything, Christian Dawkins’ pathway to the law enforcement plot that eventually ensnared him and some of his associates began because he recognized early on that athletic glory was not in his future.

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