NCAA Men's Basketball

NCAA hits Oklahoma St with postseason ban in corruption case

(AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, File)

By AARON BEARD

AP Basketball Writer

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 from financial advisers.

The NCAA also levied including penalties that include a one-year postseason ban for the team that takes effect next season. The ruling included three years of probation, a $10,000 fine self-imposed by the school and a reduction in basketball scholarships.

Evans also received a 10-year show-cause order in the case tied to the federal corruption investigation into college basketball, which became public in fall 2017. The school received a

last year.

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Updated June 5, 2020