The NCAA is expected to decide by the fall if the women’s tournament will become a separate entity after hiring Endeavor, a consulting firm, to determine how to take championships to market.
Coaches across college basketball are bolstering support staffs and looking at ways to evolve to deal with recruiting, roster management and athletes who can earn money.
The host Hoosiers (28-4) became the second No. 1 seed to be eliminated in two nights. It’s the first time since 1998 that two No. 1 seeds did not advance to the Sweet 16.
Defending national champion the University of Kansas and fellow No. 1 seed Purdue University are gone—the Boilermakers with a slice of unwanted history. The Sweet 16 won’t have blue bloods Kentucky, Duke or North Carolina for only the second time since 1979.
Sydney Parrish scored 19 points and had eight rebounds to lead the top-seeded Indiana Hoosiers.
The fourth-seeded Hoosiers (23-11) advanced to play fifth-seeded Miami on Sunday for a trip to Kansas City for the Midwest Region semifinals.
For the third straight year, the Boilermakers were bounced by a double-digit seed, losing Friday night to No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson.
The pay difference comes mainly from money flowing from so-called NIL collectives. Excluding the money from collectives, male and female basketball players made roughly the same amount of money from NIL deals.
For the first time in more than a decade, NCAA and college sports leaders are committed to a serious examination of increasing the number of teams allowed to compete in an event that has become one of the crown jewels of American sports.
Derek Schultz: Teri Moren’s Hoosiers keep raising the bar for what Indiana Women’s Basketball can be
Added late in the summer of 2014 after the abrupt resignation of Curt Miller, Moren took over as head coach in Bloomington with little fanfare.
Baker, who officially stepped into the head role at the NCAA last week replacing longtime leader Mark Emmert, said he’s receptive to more of the organization’s championships being held in Indiana.
Lofty ambition flows through Derek’s veins, passed on from multiple sources and generations.
When Mandy Chick isn’t racing from class to class at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the mechanical engineering major has stock car racing on her mind, especially this weekend.
The case is just the latest one to test the NCAA’s traditional amateurism model—and comes as the organization already faces complicated issues stemming from the advent of “name, image and likeness deals.
The NCAA remains a defendant in dozens of similar cases that argue it should bear some responsibility for the long-term health problems associated with head injuries athletes suffer while playing for their schools.
Jeff Mitchell will succeed Beth Goetz, who stepped down in September to take a position at the University of Iowa.
At the NCAA convention Thursday in San Antonio, outgoing President Mark Emmert said goodbye, incoming President Charlie Baker introduced himself and the state of college sports was declared perilous.
Warren, hired by the Big Ten in 2019, led the conference through its expansion to include the University of Southern California and UCLA beginning in 2024, and last summer, he unveiled a massive set of media rights deals for the conference.
The NCAA Division I transformation committee is recommending more sport-by-sport governance and allowing 25% of teams in certain sports to compete in championship events.