Men's Basketball Coaches Corner

Basketball

2019 Fall Update

October 3, 2019

ADJUSTED CRITERIA FOR NAIA DAKTRONICS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE PROGRAM
Motion to approve adjusted criteria for the NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete criteria. APPROVED

  • Nominee must be a junior or above in academic standings; 
  • Nominee must have been in attendance at nominating institution at least one full year at the time of the deadline; 
  • Nomination deadlines for all sports will be at the end of the academic year (Nominations open May 15; Accepted through June 30)

NAIA TOP-25 POLLS 
NAIA National Top-25 polls will now be released at 10 AM (CT) one day later than previously announced. Men's Basketball polls will now be released on Wednesdays.

MEN'S BASKETBALL SELECTION COMMITTEE CRITERIA (FOR 2020-21 SEASON)
Approval of proposed Men's Basketball Selection Criteria with an October 1 deadline for completion of analytic plan for Men's and Women's Basketball. APPROVED

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS (STARTING IN 2020-21 SEASON)

Starting in the 2020-21 season, to release Men's Basketball National Championship qualifiers on Thursday with conference deadlines staying on Tuesday. This will allow the selection committee an extra day to determine the National Championship field. APPROVED

ADOPTION OF NCAA MEN'S BASKETBALL RULES/RULES CHANGES FOR 2019-20 SEASON
2019-20 and 2020-21 NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Changes
*Note: The extension of the three-point line is not effective for NCAA men's basketball for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons.

 

 

Winter Sports Webinar

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COACHES RESOURCES

MEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES MANUAL

2019-20 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Postseason Rosters, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-NABC Standing Committees, Basketball Rating Manual, Leadership Responsibilities, Statistics Summary, NAIA-NABC Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-NABC Constitution


NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
DI Men's Basketball Sport Manager: Mike Higgins
DII Men's Basketball Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
DI Men's Basketball Ratings Contact: Brad Cygan 
DII Men's Basketball Ratings Contact: Madeline Westergard


NAIA MEN'S BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: Alfred Williams, Xavier University
1st Vice President: Ken French, University of Rio Grande
2nd Vice President: Oliver Drake, Midland University
Secretary: Ryan Moody, Benedictine College
Past President: Jeff Britt, Bethel University
Division I NAC Liaison: Lori Thomas, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Division II NAC Liasion: Chad Briscoe, Athletics Director, Grace College


  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES
NABC Convention: April 2 - April 6, 2020 (Atlanta, Ga.)
NAIA-NABC Business Meeting: 2019 NAIA-NABC Business Meeting Minutes


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Individual Student Award - February 15, 2020

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - June 30, 2020
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2020

OTHER AWARDS
All-Conference Teams and All-American Awards -
Division II - March 4, 2020
Division I - March 11, 2020

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
DI Men's Basketball Potential Qualifier Packet
Kansas City, MO Host Site Information


DII Men's Basketball Potential Qualifier Packet
Sioux Falls, SD Host Site Information


HELPFUL TOOLS

Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards