College basketball

Basketballintercollegiatecollegiate basketballcollegecollegiatelyNCAA basketballcompetitionintercollegiate men's basketballmen's basketballcollege men's basketball
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).wikipedia
7,257 Related Articles

U Sports

Canadian Interuniversity SportCISCIAU
Governing bodies in Canada include U Sports and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

United States Collegiate Athletic Association

USCAAUnited States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)USCAA III
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

Chicago Maroons men's basketball

ChicagoUniversity of ChicagoChicago Maroons
The first intercollegiate match using the modern rule of five players per side is often credited as a game between the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa, on January 18, 1896.
The Chicago Maroons men's basketball team is an NCAA Division III college basketball team competing in the University Athletic Association.

Penn Quakers men's basketball

PennPennsylvaniaPenn Quakers
However, some sources state the first "true" five-on-five intercollegiate match was a game in 1897 between Yale and Penn, because although the Iowa team that played Chicago in 1896 was composed of University of Iowa students, it reportedly did not officially represent the university, rather it was organized through a YMCA.
The Penn Quakers men's basketball team is the college basketball program representing the University of Pennsylvania.

NYU Violets men's basketball

NYUNew York UniversityNYU Violets
Four colleges won the AAU tournament championship: Utah (1916), NYU (1920), Butler (1924) and Washburn (1925).
The NYU Violets men's basketball team is the college basketball team that represents New York University, located in New York City.

National Invitation Tournament

NITNational Invitational TournamentNIT Tournament
The first organization to tout a regularly occurring national collegiate championship was the NAIA in 1937, although it was quickly surpassed in prestige by the National Invitation Tournament, or NIT, which brought six teams to New York's Madison Square Garden in the spring of 1938.
The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a men's college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Basketball

basketball playermen's basketballhigh school basketball
The history of basketball can be traced back to a YMCA International Training School, known today as Springfield College, located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
James Naismith was instrumental in establishing college basketball.

Women's National Invitation Tournament

WNITPreseason WNITWomen's NIT
The previous college men's arc will remain in use for women's play for the time being, but the FIBA arc will be used on an experimental basis in the 2020 Women's National Invitation Tournament and Women's Basketball Invitational.
The Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) is a women's national college basketball tournament with a preseason and postseason version played every year.

CCNY point shaving scandal

point shaving scandalcollege basketball point-shaving scandalpoint-shaving scandal of 1951
Not long afterward, assisted by the 1951 scandals based in New York City, the NCAA tournament had become more prestigious than before, with conference champions and the majority of top-ranked teams competing there.
The CCNY point shaving scandal of 1950–51 was a college basketball point shaving gambling scandal that involved seven schools in all, with four in Greater New York and three in the Midwest.

Women's Basketball Invitational

WBIWBI 2nd RoundWBI Tournaments
The previous college men's arc will remain in use for women's play for the time being, but the FIBA arc will be used on an experimental basis in the 2020 Women's National Invitation Tournament and Women's Basketball Invitational.
The Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) is a women's college basketball tournament created in 2009 by Sport Tours.

LSU Tigers basketball

LSULouisiana StateLSU Tigers
The first player to be drafted during this "one-and-done era" was Tyrus Thomas, a forward out of Louisiana State, who was drafted fourth overall in 2006.
The LSU Tigers basketball team represents Louisiana State University in NCAA Division I men's college basketball.

1896 Chicago vs. Iowa men's basketball game

first five-on-five college basketballfirst five-on-five college gamefive-on-five college basketball game
The Chicago team won the game 15-12, under the coaching of Amos Alonzo Stagg, who had learned the game from James Naismith at the Springfield YMCA.
The 1896 Chicago vs. Iowa men's basketball game was the first five-on-five college basketball game played in United States history.

NCAA Division I

Division IFCSDivision I-AA
In 2018–19, a total of 353 schools are playing men's basketball in 32 Division I basketball conferences.

NCAA Division II

Division IIIICollege Division
As of the next college basketball season of 2019–20, there will be 23 Division II basketball conferences.
Nationally, ESPN televises the championship game in football, CBS televises the men's basketball championship, and ESPN2 televises the women's basketball championship.

Big Ten Conference

Big TenWestern ConferenceBig 10
The Western Conference and Eastern Intercollegiate League declined invitations to participate.
It has been a national powerhouse in men's basketball, having multiple championship winners and often sending four or more teams to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Great Lakes Valley Conference

GLVCGreat Lakes ValleyAll-Great Lakes Valley Conference team
The GLVC is considered one of the top small college basketball conferences in the nation and placed a team in the men's NCAA Division II final over 11 straight years from 1994 to 2004.

National Junior College Athletic Association

NJCAAjunior collegeJUCO
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).