NCAA

Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date back from Nov. 10 is intended to have contests begin when at least three-quarters of Division I schools will have…

Big Ten Announces Postponement of Football to the Spring

The Big Ten has joined the Pac-12, the Mountain West and the Mid-American Conference in postponing fall sports. Here is the official statement from the Big Ten on the postponement of Football to the Spring: The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing…

Taulia Tagovailoa is set to enter the NCAA Transfer Portal

Alabama Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa Is Entering The NCAA Transfer Portal. The Sophomore Is Of Course The Younger Brother Of Tua Who Now Plays For The Miami Dolphins. Taulia Would Have Been Competing With Veteran Mac Jones And And 5 Star Newcomer Bryce Young. He Finished His Alabama Career With 9 Completions For 100 Yards And A Touchdown. We’ll Keep You…

NCAA Limiting Attendance to NCAA Tournament Basketball Games Due to Coronavirus

NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will be played without fans in the arenas because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert said in a statement Wednesday he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which begin next week, with only essential staff and limited family in attendance. Categories: Coronavirus,…

NCAA: ‘Highly probable’ Congress passes athlete comp rules

NEW YORK (AP) – NCAA President Mark Emmert says it is “highly probable” federal legislation will be passed that sets national guidelines for how college athletes can be compensated for the their names, images and likenesses. Emmert says he is focused on figuring out how the NCAA and its member schools allow college athletes get that compensation. The issue was…

Basketball player sues NCAA, Northwestern over transfer

CHICAGO (AP) – A Northwestern basketball player is suing the school and the NCAA, claiming the association’s transfer regulations violate federal antitrust laws. John Vassar says in the federal lawsuit filed Monday that Northwestern harassed him and made other efforts to make him transfer and take away his athletic scholarship. Vasser’s lawsuit is seeking class-action status and wants the NCAA…

NCAA to distribute some revenue for academic performance

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The NCAA will begin distributing some revenue to member schools for the academic achievement of its athletes, starting in 2019-20. The NCAA announced Thursday that the Division I Board of Directors and NCAA Board of Governors approved the change to the revenue distribution model. The money will come from the NCAA’s multimedia rights deal for the men’s…

NCAA penalizes Ole Miss women’s basketball, track

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The NCAA has penalized Mississippi for violations in its women’s basketball and track programs and placed the athletic department on probation through 2019. The ruling by the committee on infractions Friday also includes show-cause penalties for several coaches involved with the two sports, including a two-year penalty for former women’s basketball coach Adrian Wiggins. The NCAA…

NCAA proposes satellite camps restrictions, early signing

UNDATED  (AP) –The NCAA wants to restrict when and where college football coaches can hold satellite camps and implement two early signing periods for high school prospects. The two proposals by the Division I Council were recommended by the football oversight committee as part of comprehensive reforms to recruiting. The council also recommended allowing FBS schools to have 10 assistant…