The Supreme Court ruled unanimously the NCAA can’t limit education-related benefits that colleges can offer their sports stars.
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said in a statement Monday that the next step should be to talk to member institutions about the “implications” from a Supreme Court ruling earlier in the day.
“The Supreme Court’s opinion today in the Alston case provides clarity as we move forward toprovide additional educationally-related benefits to student-athletes,” Sankey’s statement read. “What also is clear is the need for the continuing evaluation of the collegiate model consistent with the Court’s decision and message.
“Our next step is to engage with our member institutions to consider the implications of the opinion delivered today by the Court and to continue our tradition of providing superior educational and competitive opportunities while effectively supporting our stuent-athletes.”
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