July 30, 2020

Five Tips for Recruiting High School Players

Recruitment. It's the lifeline for any successful college basketball program. But the recruitment of high school players goes far beyond tracking field goal percentages and rebound totals or watching a submitted highlight tape. And if you're with a s...

October 16, 2017

Poll: How should HS coaches who illegally recruit be punished?

From time to time, high school coaches throughout the nation are suspended or fired after reports that they illegally recruited players from another school. Punishments vary from one case to another, so we wanted to hear what coaches thought. In o...

July 11, 2017

Survey: 79% of Ala. HS coaches believe recruiting is ‘widespread’

The majority of high school coaches in Alabama believe that illegal recruiting across the state is "widespread," according to a recent survey from AL.com. [caption id="attachment_24339" align="alignright" width="287"] Photo: Joe Mabel[/caption] ...

April 19, 2017

Iowa State coach warns recruits about profane tweets

A coach with Iowa State's football program is warning recruits to watch what they say on social media. DK McDonald, the team's defensive backs coach, took to Twitter recently to say that the university walked away from a recruiting target after s...

January 27, 2017

Between the Lines: Overbearing parents can scare off college recruiters

Parents have a tendency to meddle in their children’s high school teams, lobbying for playing time and preferential treatment. It’s typically part of a campaign to earn a college scholarship for their young athletes, but their efforts may be coun...

November 9, 2016

Utah could ease transfer restrictions on high school athletes

High school athletes in Utah will have an easier time transferring to another institution under a proposal that has preliminary approval from the state board of education. Current rules prevent students from transferring and immediately playing sp...

October 7, 2016

Schools refusing to play Archbishop Murphy’s football team

For the third time this season, a Washington high school football team is refusing to play against Archbishop Murphy over concerns about player safety. Granite Falls High School earlier this week announced it would forfeit its game against the pri...

September 22, 2016

Ivy League proposes rule to limit recruiting before junior year

From The Ivy League The Ivy League has proposed NCAA legislation to allow prospective student-athletes more time in the recruiting process to make the decision of where to attend college. “The pressure on prospective student-athletes to commit to...