Ex-Texas Tech Players: Gillispie Broke NCAA Practice-Length Rules

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Ex-Texas Tech Players: Gillispie Broke NCAA Practice-Length Rules
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exas Tech coach Billy Gillispie, who has come under fire for his treatment of players, also had broken NCAA rules with marathon practices, several of his former players told CBSSports.com. Kevin Wagner and Jaron Nash both told CBSSports.com on Friday that Gillispie often practiced in excess of four hours -- which is against NCAA rules -- and once went nearly eight hours on a Saturday early last November. The NCAA permits coaches to practice for no more than four hours per day and 20 per week. "We practiced a lot more than 20 hours a week," Wagner said.

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