Earlier this month, Sports Illustrated and CBSsports.com published independent analyses of top-100 men's college basketball recruits, examining the rising number of high school decommitments and incidents of illegal contact, respectively.
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August 16, 2011
August 08, 2011
The NCAA Division I Leadership Council reached a consensus on opening the doors for earlier recruitment and deregulating certain types of communication between coaches and prospects (including text messaging).
August 03, 2011
The conference's athletic directors put a minimum one-year moratorium on using any university-branded media platform to broadcast any sort of high school athletic footage after a meeting in Dallas on Monday.
July 29, 2011
Dillon Graham, a high school basketball player, recently started landing high-profile athletic scholarships after bursting onto the national scene at an AAU competition.
July 26, 2011
The NCAA will host an educational summit on August 22 to discuss the concerns of how collegiate television networks airing high school games could cause recruiting advantages.
June 27, 2011
Thanks to new legislation passed in California and Connecticut, student-athletes in those two states will have a much clearer sense of exactly what colleges are promising them in their athletic scholarships.
June 03, 2011
The SEC voted to reduce the total number of high school players that football coaches can sign to scholarships in their annual meetings this week.
June 01, 2011
During the SEC's annual meetings this week, conference officials are addressing the processes of over-signing and grayshirting, where football coaches offer more scholarships to student-athletes than the team has available.
April 11, 2011
A recruiting battle between a youth coach and a parent spilled over into violence this past weekend.
March 28, 2011
Saying he wants to "deprofessionalize" college athletics, former presidential candidate Ralph Nader is proposing the elimination of athletic scholarships for college students. The consumer activist believes "it's time we step back and finally address the myth of amateurism surrounding big-time coll...