NCAA deems 7th-graders as prospects
OXON HILL, Md. -- Giving in to the young-and-younger movement in college basketball recruiting, the NCAA has decreed that seventh-graders are now officially classified as prospects.
The organization voted Thursday to change the definition of a
prospect from ninth grade to seventh grade - for men's basketball
only - to nip a trend in which some college coaches were working at
private, elite camps and clinics for seventh- and eighth-graders.
The NCAA couldn't regulate those camps ...
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