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Commission Recommendations Endorsed by NCAA Leadership

By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The independent Commission on College Basketball recommended that the National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association abolish the “one-and-done” rule in a 60-page report designed to preserve the traditional amateur status of athletes while addressing the factors that have led to highly-publicized […]

Analysis: Return of Undrafted Players a Significant Step Forward for NCAA

By Maurice Kirby | @MoKirby_31

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – One of the most interesting options explored by the independent Commission on College Basketball is the recommendation that student-athletes could maintain their eligibility if they are not selected in the National Basketball Association draft.

The Commission, chaired by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, […]

Commission Urges Oversight of Summer Basketball

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The development of young basketball players for competition in college, the professional level and international play is an initiative that may soon become influenced significantly by the NCAA.

When an independent Commission on College Basketball led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced […]

Michigan basketball: How the scout team has helped the Wolverines to tournament success

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Mike Williams, writing for NCAA.com, describes the impact that Michigan’s scout team has had on their success this season.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-04-02/michigan-basketball-how-scout-team-has-helped-wolverines

Final Four: Loyola Chicago’s Clayton Custer, Ben Richardson hope to win another championship together

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Mike Williams, writing for NCAA.com, describes the relationship between Clayton Custer and Ben Richardson and how they’re taking in their experience at the Final Four.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2018-03-30/final-four-loyola-chicagos-clayton-custer-ben-richardson-hope