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.

This week, former Southern California assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service, and former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson received a three-month prison sentence.

Former Auburn assistant Chuck Person will be sentenced later this year as part of his plea deal.

--Field Level Media

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