DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference will either change the rules regarding recruiting camps or join in the chase. SEC athletic directors voted yesterday to drop the league’s restriction that prohibits coaches from attending satellite camps beginning in 2016 — but only if the football powerhouse can’t get the NCAA to ban those camps altogether.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. The league plans to “substantially” increase fines for teams that violate its on-field policy.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Bill Foster, the only Clemson basketball coach to reach the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight, has died after long bout with Parkinson’s disease. He was 79. The school announced Foster’s death yesterday after getting a call from his family. Foster coached at five Division I schools over 30 years.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Longtime Winthrop men’s soccer coach Rich Posipanko has announced he’ll step down after the 2015 season. Posipanko has spent 26 years with the program. His 263 victories are the most ever in Eagles’ history, and he ranks seventh among active NCAA Division I coaches.