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Duke: No wrongdoing in player's jewelry purchase

Tuesday - 4/30/2013, 5:30pm  ET

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke says the NCAA did not find any wrongdoing after looking into a jewelry purchase of nearly $100,000 by a basketball player on the Blue Devils' most recent national championship team.

The school issued a statement Tuesday saying the NCAA and the university found no evidence of a rules violation based on the information available.

It added that Duke and the NCAA "consider the matter closed."

Former player Lance Thomas was sued in a Texas court for failing to pay a balance of nearly $68,000 for jewelry he purchased from a New York jeweler in December 2009 -- 3
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