Ken Starr, who was fired as Baylor University president after presiding over what investigators called a “fundamental failure” in the way the school handled sexual assault allegations, raised money to help former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman fight a rape charge.

As a sophomore for Carleton College two years ago, Freddie Gillespie felt considerable disappointment when his team wasn’t selected to play in the NCAA Division III basketball tournament before he transferred to Baylor.