Men's Basketball

Final Four news conference transcript

Download a PDF of the transcript BOB WILLIAMS: Good afternoon and welcome. Thank you for joining us this afternoon. Joining NCAA President Mark Emmert today is Kirk Schulz, NCAA Board of Governors chair and Kansas State University...

The True “One-and-Done” Problem in Division I Men’s Basketball

Since 2006, when the NBA made high school players ineligible for the NBA Draft, there has been continuous discontent expressed about college basketball’s “one-and-done” problem. However, only 8 college frosh have been drafted on average each year since 2007 (11 was the maximum in 2008). Nearly two-thirds of the one-and-done NBA draftees since 2010 were early departures from just six schools—Kentucky (13), Kansas (4), Duke (3), Texas (3), Arizona (2) and UCLA (2).

The numbers show that the real destabilizing force in Division I men’s basketball is transfer behavior. About 20% of all...

NIT, Madison Square Garden agree to three-year contract extension

The National Invitation Tournament and Madison Square Garden have reached an agreement that will ensure the NIT will remain in New York City through 2018.

Florida Southern completes its mission

The Florida Southern men’s basketball team captured the school’s first championship in the sport since 1981.


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