College basketball notebook: Ex-Ok. St. assistant Evans sentenced
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Former Oklahoma State assistant coach Lamont Evans was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for convincing college players to pick specific advisers when they turned pro.
U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos also said Evans must perform 100 hours of community service and forfeit the $22,000 he took in bribes.
Leaving the courtroom, the 41-year-old Evans told reporters, "It's one of the saddest days of my life."
Evans previously entered a guilty plea under a deal with prosecutors. He is a Barbados citizen who has lived in the United States since he was 2 and could be deported. Evans was one of four assistant coaches arrested last September in the college basketball corruption scandal.
--Guard Seventh Woods announced on social media that he will use his final season of eligibility at South Carolina after playing his first three at North Carolina.
It's a homecoming for him. He was the 2016 South Carolina Mr. Basketball selection as a high school senior.
At North Carolina, he averaged just 1.8 points in 94 games with the Tar Heels. He averaged 2.5 points and 2.1 assists in 34 games last season.
--Nevada big man Jordan Brown announced that he has selected Arizona as his next destination.
The 6-foot-11 Brown will have to sit out next season to meet transfer regulations before having three seasons of eligibility remaining.
Brown was a McDonald's All-American in high school and chose Nevada over Arizona and California. But he averaged just 10.1 minutes per game as a freshman behind a stacked Wolf Pack senior frontcourt. He averaged 3.0 points and 2.1 rebounds in 33 games (one start).