NCAA VP: 'We could've done a little better job of communicating' with NBA and USA Basketball on rule changes

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NCAA VP: 'We could've done a little better job of communicating' with NBA and USA Basketball on rule changes
NCAA VP: 'We could've done a little better job of communicating' with NBA and USA Basketball on rule changes

The NCAA announced significant changes to its rules on college basketball recruiting and player eligibility on Wednesday, including a scenario in which USA Basketball could eventually determine what "elite" high school players would be allowed to enter into formal agreements with agents in an effort to better explore turning professional while not losing college eligibility. However, according to an ESPN report, officials from USA Basketball were "blindsided" by the NCAA's release on Wednesday. Dan Gavitt, the NCAA's vice president of of men's basketball, said USA Basketball and the NBA were involved early on with the NCAA as the parties worked through the process. "It doesn't accurately define

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