Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Scholarship recipients announced

The NCAA is awarding 26 scholarships worth $6,000 apiece to 13 ethnic minority and 13 female recipients as part of its annual Ethnic Minority and Women’s Enhancement Scholarship program. Developed to increase opportunities for qualified...

DIII Championships Committee addresses regional concerns via selection criteria

By Gary Brown The Division III Championships Committee has endorsed changes in team selection criteria designed to strengthen institutions’ commitment to in-region play while giving sport committees the flexibility to determine regional...

Georgian Court tennis player accentuates a positive lifestyle

By Andrew Crum NCAA.org At the age of 16, Sarah Lockenmeyer found inspiration at an unlikely time: while her mother was being treated for breast cancer. Rather than experiencing the usual sadness or anger, Lockenmeyer did what she always...

Four Radford University coaches cited for unethical conduct

Radford University committed major violations in its men’s basketball and tennis programs, according to the Division I Committee on Infractions. The underlying violations in the case centered on recruiting inducements and extra benefits...

Playing Rules Oversight Panel approves rules changes in football, other sports

By Greg Johnson The Playing Rules Oversight Panel (PROP) during its conference call on Tuesday approved moving the kickoff and touchback lines beginning with the 2012 football season. Next fall, teams will kick off at the 35-yard line...

Former Utica men’s soccer student-athlete chronicles the women's game

By Zak Keefer NCAA.org He’s always relished the underdog role, so maybe that’s why Jeff Kassouf feels at home doing what he does. While you’d be hard-pressed to find an aspiring sportswriter with dreams of one day being the nation’s...

DIII panel suggests consequences for not meeting conference requirements

By Gary Brown The Division III Membership Committee is recommending refinements in the consequences for conferences that fall below the required seven core members and are still below the minimum composition requirement after the two-year...

NCAA sponsors IOC luncheon to celebrate women in sports

By Marta Lawrence A luncheon celebrating collegiate women’s athletics and the 40 th anniversary of Title IX was sponsored today by the NCAA at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Conference on Women in Sport—a global conference in...

Multiyear scholarship rule narrowly upheld

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Multiyear scholarship legislation, one of several measures the Division I Board of Directors adopted in the wake of an August 2011 presidential retreat, was upheld in a membership override vote that concluded...

Turner Sports, CBS Sports and the NCAA unveil NCAA March Madness Live

Turner Sports, CBS Sports and the NCAA today announced that NCAA March Madness Live, formerly March Madness on Demand, will now provide college basketball fans with more opportunities to watch every minute of every game of the 2012 NCAA...

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