NCAA College Basketball Academy

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NCAA College Basketball Academy

July 20-23, and July 23-26, 2020

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Division I Men's Basketball Coaches

A total of up to 1,600 prospective student-athletes including seniors (2021) and juniors (2022), as well as sophomores (2023), will be chosen for the academy. Up to 400 participants will be assigned to each region with up to 200 attending Session I on July 20-23 (Monday-Thursday) and up to 200 attending Session II on July 23-26 (Thursday-Sunday).

  • This is the only other event DI coaches can attend during this week.
  • Division I men’s college basketball coaches will not be required to purchase coaching packets. All information about prospective student-athletes will be distributed electronically for free.

Every prospective student-athlete who would like to attend the invitation-only academy MUST be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center and MUST nominate himself for consideration, so please remind your prospective student-athletes to register AND nominate themselves. Division I men’s college basketball coaches who are members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches will receive an email to send prospective student-athletes with instructions on how to nominate themselves for academy consideration.

Division I men’s basketball head coaches and select scouting agencies will vote for NCAA College Basketball Academy players beginning Monday, May 11. Voting will conclude at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time Friday, May 15.  Coaches will only be able to vote for players in the class of 2021, 2022 and 2023 who are registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center and who have already nominated themselves for consideration to attend the NCAA College Basketball Academy.

Division I men’s basketball head coaches will designate automatic qualifiers and at-large players. Automatic qualifiers will receive an invitation to the academy while at-large players will receive consideration, but are not guaranteed an invitation to participate.

After the voting window has concluded, selected players will be notified no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern time Friday, May 22. All votes are confidential and will not be released to the public or prospective student-athletes.

Coaches working the academy may be:

  • Division II and Division III men’s college basketball coaches.
  • Boys basketball high school coaches.
  • Former NBA players and coaches.

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