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Spotlight: DI Men's Basketball Committee

The Division I Men's Basketball Committee will welcome two new members on Sept. 1: Jim Schaus, director of athletics at Ohio University and Kevin White, director of athletics at Duke University.

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Playing for two

Kaneisha Atwater got pregnant at 18, but her dreams didn’t die when her son was born. What she thought was her mistake is now her motivation – she plays basketball so she can go to college so she can give him the childhood she never had. Read More >

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"It’s an honor to serve our student-athletes and the NCAA in this capacity. I look forward to working with my colleagues across this country as we strive to create a better future for student-athletes and intercollegiate athletics.”

– Sandy Hatfield Clubb, athletics director at Drake University and chair of the Division I Strategic Vision and Planning Committee.


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