SportDefendant in NCAA corruption case denies bribing hoops coach
Sean Miller, Will Wade will not have to testify at corruption trial
Embattled Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade actually got some good news in the ongoing trial concerning corruption in college basketball. The proceedings and associated wiretaps had raised questions about whether Miller and Wade were taking bribes or paying players, but federal judge Edgardo Ramos said Friday that the question was not relevant to the case against former consultants Christian Dawkins and Merl Code. Question of
NEW YORK (AP) A former recruiter for a professional sports agent has taken the witness stand at his New York City trial, where he's accused of bribing a college basketball coach.
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Christian Dawkins denied on Wednesday allegations that he paid a $2,500 bribe to then-University of South Carolina assistant Lamont Evans. He told a federal jury that the money was meant to pay expenses for the family of South Carolina basketball player P.J. Dozier, a top NBA prospect at the time.
Prosecutors say that in exchange for the bribe, Evans was expected to encourage players to sign with the agency where Dawkins worked. Dawkins insisted it wouldn't make sense to bribe coaches because they don't have enough influence over players' business decisions.
Evans has pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy charges and awaits sentencing.
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