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Knight Commission to Highlight Inequities in Division I Revenue Distribution at Second Virtual Forum

[Session will feature former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and findings from a new analysis]

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will hold the second virtual forum of its four-part series on the NCAA Division I model and the need for reform. This 60-minute forum, A New Analysis of the D-I Revenue Distribution Formula Inequities, will examine the financial distributions from Division I’s two marquee events: the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and the FBS College Football Playoff.

“Transforming the NCAA D-I Model” Virtual Public Forums

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics presents a series of four public forums examining the NCAA Division I model and the need for reform. View registration information for future forums and videos of earlier sessions.

Knight Commission’s June 4 Video and Webinar Kit

On June 4, 2020, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics held a webinar to assess the NCAA’s proposal allowing college athletes to earn money for the use of their name, image and likeness (NIL) and to evaluate key differences with recommendations made by other groups. The session focused on issues such as compliance with fair market value, the confusion around group endorsement opportunities and ways to achieve uniformity, either through Congress or the Uniform Law Commission. The expert panel included Congressman Anthony Gonzalez, who is working on an NIL bill, Val Ackerman, Gabe Feldman and Tom McMillen.

VIDEOS FROM MAY 2019 MEETING

[[Sessions and videos with NCAA, NBA, and experts about college basketball issues]]

Session 1: A year of change in college basketball: A report on actions and plans to address remaining challenges Mike Brey, head men’s basketball coach, University of Notre Dame; president, Board of Directors, National Association of Basketball Coaches Dan Gavitt, senior vice president of basketball, NCAA Kevin Lennon, vice president for Division I governance, NCAA

To speed reform, Knight Commission calls for more transparency in college basketball

For Public Release May 22, 2019 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Photos are available here. Videos are available here.   Agenda and list of meeting participants available here. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today discussed a series of recent reforms made in response to the men’s college basketball scandal and urged the

Media Advisory: Knight Commission’s May 22 Meeting to Address Major Changes and Challenges in College Basketball 

For Public Release May 1, 2019  Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer, fred.frommer@deweysquare.com 202-744-9273 To RSVP: Travis Reuther, travis.reuther@deweysquare.com 202-879-5594 MEDIA ADVISORY Knight Commission’s May 22 Meeting to Address Major Changes and Challenges in College Basketball  On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will hear from a variety of panelists who will discuss

Videos and Presentation Materials from October 29, 2018 meeting

[Sessions and videos with USA Basketball, NCAA, National Federation of State High School Associations, WBCA, and AGB]

Session 1:  Overview of USA Basketball programs/policies that impact elite men’s college basketball players and USA Basketball coach license requirements. Jim Tooley, chief executive officer, USA Basketball Sean Ford, director, Men’s National Team, USA Basketball Jay Demings, youth division director, USA Basketball Whitney Frye, director, SafeSport, USA Basketball Download USA Basketball powerpoint. Session 2:  Coaches education/certification

October 2018 meeting

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