(Columbia, SC) -- A former USC assistant men's basketball coach is under arrest in a federal probe over alleged kickbacks.
Federal prosecutors announced yesterday that Lamont Evans was taken into custody for allegedly taking bribes to influence the business affairs of student-athletes he coached. Evans worked for the Gamecocks basketball team from 2012 until last year, when took a similar post at Oklahoma State University.
Authorities said he was paid at least 22-thousand-dollars under the table during his time at both universities.
Three other coaches at Auburn University, the University of Arizona and the University of Southern California are also named in a federal indictment.