Men's Basketball

Athletics benefits accrue at any age

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org A pair of Division III student-athletes can see the top of hill, yet they refuse to be thrust over. Florina Petcu, a 37-year old former actress and Muay Thai boxing champion, recently competed as a member of...

Creighton University's Bruce Rasmussen appointed to Division I Men's Basketball Committee

Bruce Rasmussen, the director of athletics at Creighton University, has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. “It’s a tremendous honor to be named to the men’s basketball committee,” Rasmussen said. “The...

Back to Life

Reed Powell's journey from a grisly accident to the basketball court

NCAA launches external review of enforcement program

The NCAA national office has uncovered an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement program that occurred during the University of Miami investigation. Former NCAA enforcement staff members worked with the criminal defense attorney...

Kabongo suspended for unethical conduct, accepting benefits

University of Texas basketball student-athlete Myck Kabongo, who accepted impermissible benefits and then provided false statements about the situation, must sit out 23 games, according to the appeal decision today by the Division I...

Obstacle Course

After reconstructive surgery, student-athletes face a grueling path to emotional and physical recovery.

Put it in writing: Student-athletes author their own tales

By Jennifer Gunnels For NCAA.org With so many accomplished student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics, it’s easy to tell their story. But we found three student-athletes who are telling their own stories – in writing. Two...

NCAA appeals committee decides IU case

Indiana University freshmen student-athletes Peter Jurkin and Hanner Perea must miss nine games, according to an appeal decision announced on Friday by the NCAA Committee on Student-Athlete Reinstatement. Jurkin and Perea have already sat...

UCLA’s Muhammad reinstated with conditions

The NCAA and UCLA have resolved the eligibility case of Shabazz Muhammad. UCLA acknowledged amateurism violations occurred and asked the NCAA on Friday afternoon to reinstate Muhammad. The university required the student-athlete to miss 10...

Two NCAA executives named to USA Basketball board

By Cameron Schuh Mark Lewis, executive vice president of championships and alliances, and Dan Gavitt, vice president of men’s basketball, have been named to the USA Basketball Board of Directors. Their terms begin in 2013 and run through...

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