NEW YORK | Ex-USC coach Tony Bland to plead guilty in corruption case

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NEW YORK —Jan 02, 2019—Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools.

Bland’s lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman, says Bland is set to enter the plea on Wednesday in Manhattan federal court.

Bland was among four assistant coaches charged in the September 2017 crackdown on college basketball recruiting corruption.

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