Floyd VanHooser

January 16, 2012 - 10:59pm
Floyd VanHooser stated, via letter, that his accusations against Bernie Fine were false.

Floyd VanHooser, the fourth man to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Bernie Fine, has renounced his accusations. 

VanHooser is currently incarcerated at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. for multiple counts of burglary and petit larceny. Onondaga District Attorney, Williams Fitzpatrick, had originally dismissed New York Daily News reports regarding a fourth accuser, at one point stating, "There is no fourth accuser."

December 15, 2011 - 8:18pm
Another accuser in the Bernie Fine scandal has come forward, claiming the former associate head coach sexually abused him.

A fourth man has accused Bernie Fine of sexually abusing him over the course of four decades.

Floyd VanHooser, the accuser, said the abuse started in 1969 when he was allegedly taken in by Fine as an orphan, according to an interview VanHooser gave to The Post-Standard. At the time, Fine was not yet working for Syracuse University.