Member institutions and conferences will celebrate the fourth annual NCAA Division III Week April 6-12, 2015. Division III provides well-rounded opportunities for more than 187,000 student-athletes across the country.
During a conference call Feb. 10, the Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet referred the implementation date of automatic qualification for the NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship to the newly formed Competition Oversight Committee.
The Committee on Academics dug deeper into academic misconduct issues and legislative concepts at its February 16-17 meeting in Indianapolis, and the group intends to have legislative recommendations later this year.
The Division III Interpretations and Legislation Committee recommended legislation to remove the requirement that athletes seek reinstatement if they’ve received impermissible financial aid – provided the athlete was unaware that the aid violated rules and the institution's athletics department staff was not involved in the violation.
The Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet referred a proposal for format changes to the Division I Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships to the Competition Oversight Committee in the new governance structure for additional discussion and possible action.
Six teams of researchers will receive a total of $100,000 through the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program, which funds research aimed at supplying tangible benefits to the psychological well-being and mental health of college athletes.
If the season ended today, UConn, South Carolina, Notre Dame and Tennessee would be the top four seeds for the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The potential No. 1 seed line and the top-20 seeds for the upcoming...
"Coach Smith embodied the true definition of a coach as an educator, mentor, friend and leader. His impact on the game of basketball and college sports is immeasurable, and on behalf of the NCAA, I offer our deepest sympathies to his...
“Coach Herb Magee has spent nearly 50 years coaching in Division II, preparing young men for life on the court and after basketball. Congratulations to him on his 1,000th win, marking an historic accomplishment for someone who has...
Men’s basketball teams selected to play in the 2015 Postseason NIT will compete using experimental rules, including a 30-second shot clock and a four-foot restricted-area arc. The rules will be in effect for all 31 games of the tournament.
In 2001, Diane Husic was president of the Faculty Athletics Representative Association and a professor and former college athlete who knew well the unique challenges facing FARs. She had been serving in the FAR capacity at a Division II campus since 1989 and understood that, by its nature, the faculty liaison role was a “one-man or one-woman show.”
February 24, 2015 Directors of Athletics -- Eastern Nazarene College Athletic Director Dr. Nancy Detwiler will retire at the end of this academic year, completing a 52-year career that blazed new trails in college athletics. The first...
Bellarmine received the Division II Award of Excellence after the athletics department allowed a young cancer patient, 15-year-old Patrick McSweeney, to start for its men’s basketball team against Louisville.
The Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Rules Subcommittee recommended a small change that would allow officials to call 20-second exclusion penalties for minor acts of misconduct at any time, including while play is halted. If passed, the rule would go into effect for the 2015-16 academic year.
"Coach Krzyzewski has spent his career equipping young men for success on the court and in life. Congratulations to Coach K on his 1,000th win, which is an historic achievement and important milestone in his remarkable career as a coach,...
Division II delegates gave a resounding vote Saturday in favor of allowing schools to provide student-athletes with unlimited meals and snacks as well as team entertainment incidental to their athletics participation.
Division II schools can continue to hire and employ athletics directors who also serve as coaches after members attending the Division II business session at the NCAA Convention narrowly defeated a proposal to phase out the dual role.
During its meeting Saturday in conjunction with the 2015 NCAA Convention outside Washington, D.C., the Division I Board of Directors began conversations about how it should operate, with an eye toward becoming a more strategic body that defines the vision for Division I.
A proposal that would have permitted contact during the football’s spring nontraditional segment was narrowly defeated, with 51.8 percent voting against the proposal, after the lengthiest debate of Saturday’s 2015 Division III Business Session.