COLUMBIA, SC -
The South Carolina Board of Trustees voted on Friday to reward Athletic Director Ray Tanner with a 2 year contract extension and a $50,000 a year raise. The agreement has the former Baseball head coach locked up through July of 2019 at a salary of $725,000 per year.
Tanner has been the AD for almost full 2 years after replacing Eric Hyman in July of 2012.
Under Tanner, the USC athletics program has continued to grow. The football finished the 2013 season ranked 4th country while the women's basketball team won the SEC title this past season and earned another birth to the NCAA Tournament. Overall 14 of the school's 19 athletics programs went to the postseason in the 13-14 school year.