CORTLANDT MANOR - A former Cortlandt Manor basketball coach already convicted in state court for sex assaults on children has pleaded guilty to similar charges in federal court.

Yesterday the U.S. Attorney's Office says Richard Dinizo admitted sexually abusing seven children under 11 years old.

He's now facing anywhere from 15 to 170 years behind bars when he's sentenced in September.

In February, Dinizo was sentenced to 25 years to life for sex acts with three grade-school girls.