Originally created 08/07/02

USC Aiken coach resigns



USC Aiken women's basketball coach Phil Stern has announced his resignation, the school announced Wednesday morning.

Stern will become the head coach at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, a Division I program.

Beth Wandyes, an assistant to Stern, also will leave USC Aiken.

Stern compiled a record of 64-47 in four seasons at USC Aiken. He was twice named the Peach Belt Conference's women's basketball coach of the year and guided the Lady Pacers to their first ever NCAA regional tournament appearance last season.