Men's Basketball

Former Pennsylvania head men’s basketball coach violated NCAA rules

The former University of Pennsylvania head men’s basketball coach violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when he impermissibly accepted at least $250,000 from the father of a prospect to train, recruit and place the prospect on the recruited student-athlete list.

Council to vote on multiple-team-event legislation in April

Legislation that could provide new scheduling options in Division I men’s basketball by the 2020-21 academic year, originally scheduled for an early vote in January, instead will be considered in April on the regular legislative schedule.

DI Men's Basketball Transfers by the Numbers
New data shows transfers in Division I men's basketball remain steady over recent years

Transferring in Division I men’s basketball has been commonplace for years. The reasons are varied — from playing time to a change in coaches to a need to be near family to simply seeking a better fit.

Ten basketball conferences allowed to experiment with electronic devices during league games

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Rules committees have approved the waiver requests from 10 conferences, permitting the use of electronically transmitted data to the bench for coaching purposes during the 2019-20 season.

Memphis’ Wiseman cleared to compete Jan. 12

James Wiseman, a freshman on the University of Memphis men’s basketball team, must sit 11 additional games (12 total) based on recruiting inducements his family received before he enrolled at Memphis and for competing in three games while ineligible. He will be eligible to compete in Memphis’ Jan. 12 contest at South Florida. He also must donate $11,500 to a charity of his choice.

Division II Basketball Showcase tips off Nov. 24

NCAA Division II announced 28 regular-season men’s and women’s basketball games that will be highlighted on ESPN3 or NCAA social media as part of an effort to promote the division on several platforms throughout the academic year.

Former Seton Hall associate head men’s basketball coach had impermissible contacts

A former Seton Hall associate head men’s basketball coach had impermissible phone contacts with a prospect’s mother

Leibovitz named chair of DI Men’s Basketball Competition Committee

Dan Leibovitz, the Southeastern Conference associate commissioner for men’s basketball, will be the new chair of the Division I Men’s Basketball Competition Committee.

Two Georgia Tech men’s basketball boosters provided impermissible benefits

Two Georgia Tech boosters provided impermissible benefits to the men’s basketball program.

NCAA hosts 2019 Elite Basketball Symposium

The NCAA hosted the Elite Student-Athlete Symposium, which provides high-profile college basketball athletes with information and networks to help them make decisions and understand issues surrounding a professional career in the sport.


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