Men's Basketball

Mark Hollis named chair of Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for 2016-17

Mark Hollis has been named vice chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for the upcoming season and chair of the committee for the 2016-17 academic year.

Coach, Counselor, Friend

Coppin State University men’s basketball coach Michael Grant has been coaching college for 32 years – long enough to know his relationships with players don’t end when the buzzer sounds. This spring, after the West Baltimore neighborhood surrounding Coppin State erupted in racially charged violence following the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody, Grant became more than a coach – and his players and other Coppin State student-athletes became something more, too.

NCAA adjusts process of determining First Four participants

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee will have the flexibility to slide every team up or down the seed list, including the last four at-large teams selected to the field, thanks to an adjustment in the principles and procedures for selecting, seeding and bracketing March Madness teams.

East Central basketball coach violated ethical conduct rules

A former East Central University head basketball coach violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when he provided or arranged for more than $5,500 in impermissible tuition payments, housing and other recruiting inducements for three prospects

Council extends family travel expense pilot program

The NCAA will pay for travel expenses for families traveling to the semifinal and final rounds of the men’s and women’s basketball championships for an additional year, the Division I Council decided Wednesday.

NBA draft proposal would provide flexibility to student-athletes

Division I members will consider a variety of weighty proposals in the first full legislative cycle in the new governance structure, including a measure that would change the deadline for student-athletes wanting to declare for the NBA draft and another that would allow a conference to determine the criteria for its own football championship.

Advocates for Athletics Equity and NCAA to host Achieving Coaches Excellence Program

AAE and NCAA host a career development opportunity for minority basketball coaches.

Shorter shot clock, other changes coming to college hoops

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel today approved a package of proposals and areas of focus for officials in men’s basketball to improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. The...

Judge rules in favor of NCAA in Cohane case

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in favor of the NCAA in a case brought by former University of Buffalo men's basketball coach Timothy Cohane.

Men’s basketball rules committee recommends package of proposals to improve game

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee recommended a package of proposals and officiating directives to significantly improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. During its meetings May 12-15 in Indianapolis, the committee caucused with the National Association of Basketball Coaches Board of Directors, Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and other key figures in men’s college basketball.


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