Virtual Town Halls

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Joint NCAA Divisions I, II and III Virtual Town Hall

1 p.m. ET | Agenda (PDF) | Slides (PDF) | Video (Vimeo)

Topics:

  • Name-Image-Likeness (NIL).
  • Coaches Credentialing.
  • Playing Rules
    • 3-point line.
    • Use of technology on the bench in game.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

NCAA Division I Virtual Town Hall

Noon ET | Agenda (PDF) | Slides (PDF) | Video (Vimeo)

Topics:

  • COVID-19 impact on legislation.
    • Process.
    • Recruiting activities and proposed fall calendar.
    • Summer access.

Takeaways:

Coaches attending the town hall participated in five straw polls.

  • Aug. 10-14 shutdown period:
    • 60% favored lifting the current temporary dead period effective Aug. 1 and converting the Aug. 10-14 shutdown period to a quiet period (no shutdown period).
    • 40% favored lifting the current temporary dead period effective Aug. 1 and resuming a normal August recruiting calendar that includes Aug. 10-14 shutdown period.
  • Temporary recruiting calendar in September:
    • 61% favored converting all of September (Sept. 1-30) to an evaluation period with evaluations permitted to occur at any scholastic or nonscholastic event (e.g., fall leagues, open gyms, noninstitutional organized events) during that time.
    • 39% favored converting the Sept. 9-29 fall contact period to an evaluation period with evaluations permitted to occur at any scholastic or nonscholastic event (e.g., fall leagues, open gyms, noninstitutional organized events) during that time.
  • Recruiting person days:
    • 59% favored no increase in the current number of 112 recruiting person days from Aug. 1 through July 31, 2021 (July does not count).
    • 41% favored increasing the recruiting person days from 112 to 130 from Aug. 1 through July 31, 2021 (July does not count).
  • Temporary provision regarding on-campus evaluations:
    • 79% favored permitting on-campus evaluations of high school or prep school seniors to be conducted at the beginning of their academic high school year rather than the end of their high school basketball season, but not during their high school basketball season.
    • 21% opposed this temporary provision.
  • Temporary provision regarding initial NLI signing dates:
    • 86% favored changing the current dead periods surround initial NLI signing dates to quiet periods for PSAs not eligible to sign an NLI.
    • 14% opposed this temporary provision.

Coming Soon (dates TBD)

NCAA Division I Virtual Town Hall

Topic:

  • Transfer Legislation
NCAA Division III Virtual Town Hall

Topic(s):

  • TBD