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 has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers. Lamont Evans emerged from Judge Edgardo Ramos’ courtroom Friday to say it was one of the […]

Former OSU Coach Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

Former Oklahoma State assistant coach Lamont Evans on Friday was sentenced to three months in prison for his part in a college basketball bribery scandal that’s affected several programs around the nation. In 2017, federal criminal charges were brought against 10 people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisers, and representatives […]

Former OSU basketball coach to be sentenced for bribery scheme

STILLWATER, Okla. –A former Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach will be sentenced in connection to an NCAA corruption scheme. In 2017, federal criminal charges were brought against 10 people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisers, and representatives of a major international sportswear company. The coaches charged in the case, are […]

ODOT: Highways across the state closed due to flooding

OKLAHOMA – Highways across the state have been closed due to flooding, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. The following highways are closed Tuesday until further notice: BECKHAM CO. The I-40 southern service road (old 66) at MM19 is closed for extended repairs due to road damage. CANADIAN CO. SH66 eastbound just east of […]

Boynton Leads OSU Basketball After Whirlwind Weeks

“Our new sheriff, Mike Boynton,” Mike Holder, Oklahoma State athletic director, announced. Almost a year to the date after his former boss, Brad Underwood, embraced OSU Mike Boynton did the same. Going from watching Underwood run the show to posing for pictures as head coach in just ten days. “I wasn’t even here when Coach […]

Mike Boynton Introduced as New OSU Basketball Coach

Oklahoma State officially introduced Mike Boynton as their new head men’s basketball coach at a news conference Monday afternoon. An emotional Boynton reflected on his past, and talked about his plan for the program, emphasizing caring about the players and doing all they can for them. He says Lamont Evans will be retained on staff […]

Report: Grand Jury Investigating OSU Basketball

The Oklahoman is reporting a grand jury in New York has requested Oklahoma State University provide all documents related to potential NCAA rules violations by members of the men’s basketball staff. OSU has reportedly been served a subpoena related to the FBI investigation of college basketball that resulted in the arrest of assistant coach Lamont […]

OSU Basketball Coach Mike Boynton Addresses Lamont Evans Case

Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton had not spoken to the media or made a statement since the arrest of his associate head coach Lamont Evans on charges of bribery, fraud and corruption. That silence ended Thursday when Boynton addressed the media before the Cowboys practiced at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Understandably, many of the questions […]

Lamont Evans appears in federal court, released under certain conditions

OKLAHOMA CITY – OSU men’s assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans walked out of federal court Wednesday evening with his attorney Trace Morgan. Both men silent stayed silent and said the occasional “No comment.” The federal government is charging Evans with six out of 11 counts, including bribery. He did not enter a plea but said […]

OSU AD Issues Statement on Lamont Evans’ Arrest

Oklahoma State University athletic director Mike Holder issued a statement Wednesday about the arrest of OSU assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans on federal charges of bribery and corruption. The statement reads as follows: “I want to reiterate that Oklahoma State University was shocked by the allegations made yesterday against one of our assistant men’s basketball […]

Thunder Coach on College Basketball Scandal

The college basketball scandal that’s rocked the nation, and that led to the arrest of Oklahoma State assistant coach Lamont Evans, is being felt throughout the basketball world. Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Billy Donovan spent 26 seasons as an assistant and head coach in college and played four seasons of college ball, two of […]

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