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2016 SUMMER UPDATE

August 23, 2016

NAC Motion: Elimination of Postseason Poll 
The postseason poll for the sport of women's basketball will be eliminated. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Exception 1 - Practice Activities
In the sport of basketball only, practice activities consisting of four or fewer student-athletes shall not count toward a team’s 24-week season. Such activities shall accumulate to no more than two hours per week, per student. A team that exceeds this limit will be considered to be engaging in a practice. DENIED

NAC Motion: Sharing of Ratings Grid
If the ratings grid is shared via a traceable source, the rater will be removed immediately. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Bi-Weekly Ratings Schedule
The sport of basketball will move to a bi-weekly ratings schedule. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Leaving the Bench Area
Remove the one-game suspension as a penalty for an individual leaving the bench area and entering the court who does not participate in a fight and follow the rules as stated in the rule book. DENIED

NAC Motion: Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Basketball Players of the Week will start the first week of the National Top-25 poll and be awarded every week (except during the holiday break). The POW schedule will be set by the National Office Staff. APPROVED

COACHES RESOURCES

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES MANUAL

2016 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Rosters, Reporting Results and Statistics, National Championship Qualifying Procedures, Postseason Rosters, NAIA-WBCA Standing Committees, Leadership Responsibilities, Ratings Manuals, All-American Information Sheet, Division I National Championship Bracket, WBCA Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-WBCA Constitution

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Division I Women's Basketball Sport Manager: Jamie Adams
Division II Women's Baksetball Sport Manager: Kelli Briscoe
Women's Basketball Ratings Contact: Alan Grosbach


NAIA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
PresidentSteve Brooks, Indiana Wesleyan
1st Vice PresidentChad Folsom, Benedictine University  
2nd Vice PresidentRobyn Scherr-Wells, Davenport University
SecretaryAndrea McCloskey, Georgetown College
Past PresidentAaron Christian, Concordia University
Division I NAC LiaisonTheresa Yetmar, Baker University
Division II NAC LiaisonMike Moore, Maryville State 


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
WBCA Convention: March 30 - April 2 (Dallas, Texas)
NAIA-WBCA Business Meeting: March 31, 2017 (Dallas, Texas)

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - February 14, 2017
Individual Student Award - February 15, 2017

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - February 15, 2017
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2017

OTHER AWARDS
DI All-Conference Teams - March 9, 2017
DI All-American Awards - March 9, 2017
DII All-Conference Teams - March 1, 2017
DII All-American Awards - March 1, 2017

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
DI Women's Basketball Potential Qualifier Packet*
Local Host Site Information
*Available 4-6 weeks prior to Championship

DII Women's Basketball Potential Qualifier Packet*
Local Host Site Information
*Available 4-6 weeks prior to Championship


HELPFUL TOOLS
NCAA Women's Basketball Rules
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards