NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players

NY grand jury looking for NCAA violations by OSU basketball players

The subpoena is linked to a college basketball bribery investigation that earlier led to the arrest of fired OSU assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans and some assistant coaches for other teams.

In the grand jury subpoena by the US District Court from the Southern District of New York, OSU was told to provide multiple documents, including emails and texts, from January 1, 2014 to the present.

BC-BKC-Oklahoma State-Bribery Scandal, 1st Ld-Writethru, 260 Oklahoma St subpoenaed for detailed comms with playersEds: Adds details. According to The Oklahoman, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has subpoenaed Oklahoma State's basketball program in its search for information as it builds the case.

Person was suspended without pay after prosecutors said the former National Basketball Association player accepted about $91,500 in bribes to steer clients to a Pittsburgh-based financial adviser when they reached the National Basketball Association.

Oklahoma State University has received a subpoena from a NY grand jury asking for all documents and communications regarding "actual or potential NCAA rules violations" by players and coaches of the men's basketball team, The Oklahoman has learned. The grand jury also is demanding communications with any parent of any current member of the basketball team.

The Oklahoman obtained a copy of the subpoena through an open records request. The school has until October 17 to comply with the FBI's subpoena, either by supplying the information or sending an employee to New York City to testify in front of a grand jury.

The information seeks information from cellphones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, phones, emails and social media accounts.

Evans was one of 10 people, including three other Division I assistants, Arizona's Emanuel "Book" Richardson, Auburn's Chuck Person and Southern California's Tony Bland, arrested as part of the original sting along with a high-ranking adidas official.

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