Men's Basketball

Basketball recruiting rule change effective Friday

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Beginning Friday, Division I men’s basketball coaches will be able to call or text message with recruits who have completed or are finishing up their sophomore year of high school. The rule change is part of a...

Southwest Baptist University head coach commits violations

Southwest Baptist University’s head men’s basketball coach committed recruiting violations and failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance, according to findings by the NCAA Division II Committee on Infractions. Penalties include one...

Basketball rules committees address court surface issues

By Greg Johnson Citing temporary decals and logos that may cause players to slip, the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Rules Committees are recommending a rules change that requires the court be “of a consistent surface” so student-athlete...

Men’s basketball attendance still strong

By Gary Johnson Men’s basketball attendance for all three NCAA divisions in 2011-12 totaled 32,781,399 fans, which represents a slight increase from the previous year and ranks fifth all-time. The record is 33,396,316 from the 2008 season...

Success of 2012 men's basketball paves way for 75th celebration

The successes of the 2012 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship have set the stage for the NCAA to celebrate 75 years of March Madness next season. Near-record numbers of fans flocked to the games and associated events during the...

Baylor cited for failure to monitor

Baylor University failed to monitor its men’s and women’s basketball programs and violated recruiting rules, according to findings by the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions. The current men’s basketball head coach also was cited for...

Mark Lewis selected as NCAA executive vice president for championships and alliances

Mark Lewis has been selected executive vice president for championships and alliances, NCAA president Mark Emmert announced today. In his new role, Lewis is a member of the national office’s senior management group and oversees the...

NCAA Men's Final Four teams hit the books

By Audrey Snyder Special to NCAA.org As soon as the Louisville Cardinals step on the airplane for a road game, there’s a dominant presence in the front seat. The players carry their bags and try to shuffle past him, but they hear his stern...

Emmert stresses academics to open Final Four weekend

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Making sure a prospective student-athlete is academically prepared for college is a significant undertaking that requires as much attention from parents, teachers, guidance counselors and coaches as athletics...

Emmert stresses academics to open Final Four weekend

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Making sure a prospective student-athlete is academically prepared for college is a significant undertaking that requires as much attention from parents, teachers, guidance counselors and coaches as athletics...

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