College Basketball Recruiting

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BASKETBALL SUCCESS STORIES

BRENDEN

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARY

When I met with Rex in January I was at a point where I was not sure what to do any longer. Brenden was playing at a very high level, yet it was hard to get much serious interest. Through SAS, we interacted in some way with over 130 colleges at all levels. Thank you for your services. It really did create more options than we could ever have imagined. We are grateful that Brenden will have the opportunity to play the game he loves in college while getting a private school education virtually paid for. Thank you!

MAGDALYN

 

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

SAS helped me navigate through the crazy maze of college recruiting! My family and I are very thankful that we had SAS by our side throughout the process! SAS offers great exposure to a massive array of college coaches, from NAIA to Division 1. The company’s commitment to organization and connections enabled me to systematically sift through all my options and find the school that fit best academically and athletically. Without the words of wisdom and personal support, my recruitment definitely would not have been the same.

TANNER

 

POINT LOMA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY

We want to thank SAS for all the recruiting help they have given us over the years. Tanner ended up with 21 Division I scholarship offers starting with his sophomore year. Zack and the SAS team were behind us every step of the way!

RECRUITING DATES

MEN'S NCAA DIVISION I

 

Unofficial Visits: After August 1 of sophomore year
Official Visits: The athlete may take a specified number of visits in the following windows:

  • 5 visits between Aug 1 and the end of junior year

  • 5 visits between end of junior year and Oct 15 after graduation

  • 5 visits between Oct 15 after HS graduation and the remainder of college eligibility

Off-Campus Contact: Coaches may attend and evaluate recruits at the National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp, and events during the last two weekends of June if approved by the National Federation of State HS Associations​

WOMEN'S NCAA DIVISION I

Coach-Initiated Phone Calls: Beginning Sept 1 of junior year

Coach-Initiated Electronic Correspondence: Beginning Sept 1 of junior year

Off-Campus Contact: Beginning March 1 of junior year, until the WBCA Convention

Unofficial Visits: Beginning June 15 preceding junior year

Official Visits: Beginning junior year, Thursday after the NCAA Women's Championship game

SD

 

NCAA DIVISION II
 

Coach-Initiated Phone Calls: Beginning June 15 preceding junior year

Coach-Initiated Electronic Correspondence: Beginning June 15 preceding junior year

Off-Campus Contact: Beginning June 15 preceding junior year

Unofficial Visits: Beginning June 15 preceding junior year

Official Visits: After June 15 preceding junior year

 

NCAA DIVISION III
 

Coach-Initiated Phone Calls: Unlimited

Coach-Initiated Electronic Correspondence: Unlimited

Off-Campus Contact: Beginning after the conclusion of sophomore year

Unofficial Visits: Unlimited

Official Visits: Beginning January 1 of junior year

SCHOLARSHIP STATS

NCAA DIVISION I M/W

Number of Teams: 351/ 349

Total Athletes: 5,522/ 5,588

Average Team Size: 16/ 16

Scholarship Limit Per Team: 13/ 15

 

NCAA DIVISION II M/W

Number of Teams: 310/ 311

Total Athletes: 5,251/ 4,826

Average Team Size: 17/ 15

Scholarship Limit Per Team: 10/ 10

 

NCAA DIVISION III M/W

Number of Teams: 446/ 442

Total Athletes: 7,767/ 6,675

Average Team Size: 18/ 15

 

NAIA I M/W

Number of Teams: 98/ 97

Total Athletes: 1,864/ 1,549

Average Team Size: 21/ 16

Scholarship Limit Per Team: 11/11

 

JUCO M/W

Number of Teams: 436/ 391

Total Athletes: 6,352/ 4,910

Average Team Size: 15/ 13

Scholarship Limit Per Team: 15/ 25

NOTE:  Men's and Women's Division I basketball are headcount sports, so one full scholarship must be given to one player.

Basketball scholarships at all other divisions are equivalency scholarships, meaning a single scholarship can be divided into partial scholarships among multiple athletes.