NCAA to end recruiting dead period on June 1; football coaches will get more time to evaluate recruits in June and July

All Division I NCAA sports will return to their regular recruiting calendars beginning June 1, the NCAA announced on Thursday.

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Report: NCAA to end recruiting dead period on June 1

As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the dead period has been extended several times and spanned 13 months since the NCAA instituted it in March of 2020.

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Former UConn coach Kevin Ollie joins Overtime Elite, upstart pro league for top teenage basketball prospects

Former UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie has signed on as head coach and director of player development for Overtime Elite, a professional basketball league for high-level prospects between ages 16 and 18.

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NFHS Director: High school sports continue to be played safely and successfully

In her latest NFHS Voice column, Dr. Karissa Niehoff outlines how high school sports have successfully been played across the country during the 2020-21 school year without a single documented case of large-scale outbreaks of COVID-19 spread from actual competition.

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Drew Timme, Cade Cunningham among former Texas (UIL) high school basketball stars in 2021 men’s NCAA Tournament

This year’s men’s tournament is filled with former Texas (UIL) high school basketball stars – including first-team All-American Cade Cunningham (Oklahoma State) and second-team All-American Drew Timme (Gonzaga).

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