Some assistant coaches at top-tier college basketball programs are being accused of taking cash bribes to deliver star athletes to advisers and/or agents.
The FBI announced Tuesday that several assistant coaches and the head of sports marketing at Adidas have been charged.
Federal prosecutors will be detailing the charges this afternoon in Manhattan.
Court documents show the assistant coaches charged in the corruption scheme are:
Arizona's Emanuel Richardson
Arizona’s Emanuel Richardson allegedly took $20,000 in bribes, and gave some to a high school recruit to play for Arizona 🙃🙃🙃 pic.twitter.com/OuacOigxgg— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) September 26, 2017
Auburn University's Chuck Person
Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans
Feds allege Arizona's Book Richardson took $20,000 in bribes. Allege OK State's Lamont Evans took $2500. pic.twitter.com/YKEG2r788t— Brian Hamilton (@_Brian_Hamilton) September 26, 2017
USC's Tony Bland