Cade Cunningham, one of the nation's top basketball recruits, has chosen to remain at Oklahoma State despite the program being banned from the 2021 postseason.
Oklahoma State has become the first school to be punished by the NCAA in the fallout from the federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school plans to fight — and likely won't...
Oklahoma State was fined $10,000 and its men’s basketball team was banned from the upcoming postseason Friday after the NCAA found that former assistant coach Lamont Evans accepted up to $22,000...
An NCAA infractions committee panel announced Friday that former Oklahoma State assistant men’s basketball coach Lamont Evans violated ethical-conduct rules by accepting up to $22,000 in bribes...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina became the latest school to receive an NCAA notice of allegations over the federal probe into college basketball.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The NCAA warned Oklahoma State that it may be guilty of a major infraction tied to the actions of former assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for accepting bribes to link top players...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking bribes from business advisers to steer them to star college athletes expected to turn pro.
Lamont Evans, 41, entered the plea in New York federal court to conspiring to commit bribery. He admitted receiving $22,000 to steer the players at the University of South Carolina and Oklahoma State University to certain financial advisers and business managers, attorney Johnny McCray said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a guilty plea by former Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans (all times local):
Former Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans has pleaded guilty, admitting to accepting $22,000 in bribes to convince NBA-destined athletes to team up with favored financial advisers.
The 41-year-old Evans entered the plea Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to a single charge of conspiracy to commit bribery.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has handled the constant change around him by being steady and consistent.
Last season, the Cowboys were picked to finish last in the 10-team Big 12 after coach Brad Underwood left for Illinois. And before Boynton coached his first game, the school fired assistant Lamont Evans, who was named in a federal bribery investigation.
NEW YORK (AP) — The father of a top-rated college basketball prospect testified Thursday that his son was offered thousands of dollars on the sly to play at major programs before a corruption scandal derailed the promising player's collegiate career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the wake of his arrest in the college basketball bribery and corruption case.
A school spokesman confirmed Bland's firing on Thursday, but offered no other details. He had been on administrative leave since his arrest in September. He was on USC's staff for 4 1/2 years.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Suspended Louisville freshman Brian Bowen Jr. has signed to play with South Carolina.
Bowen was held out of practices and games after Louisville announced it was being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe of bribery in college basketball that led to the firing of coach Rick Pitino.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four college basketball assistant coaches charged in a bribery scheme were among eight people indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in New York City.
The charges and accusations in three indictments largely mirrored the facts found in criminal complaints filed against the men when they were arrested in late September. An indictment, though a procedural step, is a document prosecutors rely upon at trial.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton can't wait for the season opener — for more than the typical reasons.
As Boynton still was adjusting to his offseason promotion to head coach, the school fired assistant coach Lamont Evans after he was named as part of a federal bribery investigation. Since then, Oklahoma State has started an internal investigation.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has refused to impose bail for an Adidas representative embroiled in a bribery scandal that's thrown college basketball into turmoil.
Prosecutors in federal court in Manhattan urged Judge Katherine Parker on Thursday to make James Gatto post $100,000 bond to keep his freedom. The judge instead continued the no-bail conditions set at an initial court appearance for Gatto following his arrest last month in Oregon.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about three college basketball coaches charged in a bribery scheme, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Lamont Evans has been suspended by Oklahoma State. The school fired Evans after originally suspending him.
A corrected version of the story is below:
3 coaches charged in college bribery scandal freed on bail
3 college basketball coaches charged in a bribery scheme have appeared in a New York federal court and been freed on $100,000 bail each
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton had plenty to deal with as a new head coach before lead assistant Lamont Evans got caught in a scandal.
Evans was among those charged with corruption and bribery last month. The Department of Justice charged Evans and three assistants at other schools, along with an Adidas executive and five others.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin isn't surprised by allegations of corruption in college basketball, though he was stunned one of his friends and former assistants was among the 10 arrested in the national federal investigation of the sport.
"Any coach in this business that tries to act like there weren't some shenanigans going on the way it was reported, they're not being honest with you," Martin said.