Thursday, May 28
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. The league plans to "substantially" increase fines for teams that violate its on-field policy.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Former Providence forward Tyler Harris has enrolled at Auburn as a graduate transfer. Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said at Southeastern Conference spring meetings that Harris started classes on Tuesday. The recent graduate played two seasons at Providence after transferring from North Carolina State.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Southeastern Conference is well represented at the Women's College World Series. Five of the eight teams — Florida, Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Tennessee — are from the SEC. Defending champion Florida is the No. 1 seed, but the Gators open today with No. 8 seed Tennessee, which beat them during the SEC tournament.