Men's Basketball

Rules changes in men’s basketball designed to reduce physical play, create offensive flow

By Greg Johnson Fans of men’s college basketball can expect to see enhanced protections for players with the ball for the upcoming 2013-14 season. The changes are intended to reduce physicality and encourage a more open style of play. At...

DII Management Council takes no position on football, basketball proposals

By Brian Hendrickson The Division II Management Council decided not to issue a position for two pieces of membership-sponsored legislation during its October meeting in Indianapolis, determining it was best to let the Convention floor set...

The NBA’s Division III pipeline

By Jack Copeland With Brad Stevens’ recent ascension to the helm of one of the NBA’s most storied franchises, Division III is fast becoming the league’s coaching incubator. Stevens, with the Boston Celtics, will join three other graduates...

University of Miami lacked institutional control resulting in a decade of violations

Download the Report Listen to a replay of the teleconference The University of Miami lacked institutional control when it did not monitor the activities of a major booster, the men’s basketball and football coaching staffs, student-...

Scott named managing director of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball championship

By David Worlock JoAn Scott has been named the NCAA’s managing director for the Division I men’s basketball championship. Scott will work with men’s basketball vice president Dan Gavitt and current managing director Jeanne Boyd, who she...

St. Mary’s (California) and head men’s basketball coach’s findings and penalties upheld

St. Mary’s College of California head men’s basketball coach must complete a five-game suspension and will be restricted from off-campus recruiting during the 2013-14 season as issued by the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions,...

The real Captain Phillips

President Obama lauded him as an American hero. The world was captivated by his leadership and sacrifice. Now, Hollywood’s version of Richard Phillips’ harrowing experience as a hostage of Somali pirates debuts this week. Phillips is a...

Bid process begins for future Men’s Final Four locations

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee has formally started the process to identify the next round of Men’s Final Four locations for 2017-2020. The committee made bid specifications available this week to prospective Final Four...

Trant’s legacy lives on

As part of its 40 th Anniversary celebration, Division III begins its 40-in-40 series by recognizing the 12 th anniversary of the death of a student-athlete who exemplified all of the division’s attributes: Proportion, comprehensive...

PROP approves rules changes for men’s and women’s basketball

By Greg Johnson The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel, which met via conference call June 24, approved a change to how block/charge calls will be made in men’s basketball and added a 10-second backcourt rule in women’s basketball,...

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