Floyd Layne was a basketball player for CCNY who was implicated in the point shaving scandal that rocked college athletics in the early 1950s. Layne was instrumental in the team that won the NIT and NCAA championship in 1950 for CCNY. He was barred from playing in the NBA, but was instrumental in developing Nate Archibald at the Harlem Youth Center. Floyd Layne was the basketball coach at CCNY in the 1970s and 1980s. After he left CCNY, he took over the coaching job at Prospect Heights High School in Brooklyn.