(Clemson, SC) -- Ten men, one of whom is a former Clemson basketball player, are facing charges in a corruption case.
Merl Code, Jr. made his appearance with nine other suspects in U.S. District Court in New York yesterday. A press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office says code is accused of conspiring to pay high school basketball players or their families to get them to commit to attend universities.
Code allegedly agreed to pay at least three bribes in 2017. Code played for the Tigers from 1993 to 1997