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Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison


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 with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers.

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said actions by Lamont Evans were "perhaps more egregious" than those of two other ex-assistant basketball coaches he sentenced earlier in the week. He also ordered him to forfeit $22,000 and work 100 hours of community service.

Evidence against Evans contained recordings, including one in which he promised that a...

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