National Collegiate Athletic Association
Nonprofit organization that regulates student athletics among about 1,100 American, Canadian, and Puerto Rican schools.- National Collegiate Athletic Association
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The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, also known and branded as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States, currently featuring 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), to determine the national championship.
Form of scholarship to attend a college or university or a private high school awarded to an individual based predominantly on his or her ability to play in a sport.
In the United States, athletic scholarships are largely regulated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Founded in 1971 to govern collegiate women's athletics in the United States and to administer national championships (see AIAW Champions).
The AIAW functioned in the equivalent role for college women's programs that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) had been doing for men's programs.
Term used principally in the United States to describe students enrolled at postsecondary educational institutions, principally colleges and universities, but also at secondary schools, who participate in an organized competitive sport sponsored by that educational institution or school.
Intermural athletics in general and athletic scholarships, in particular, are regulated by organizations such as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), which set minimum standards for member institutions that govern both the granting and use of athletic scholarships.
Intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, north of the city of South Bend.
Notre Dame is one of seven schools that competes as an Independent at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level; however, they play five games a year against opponents from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), of which Notre Dame is a member in all other sports except ice hockey.
College athletics encompasses non-professional, collegiate and university-level competitive sports and games.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Public research university in British Columbia, Canada, with three campuses: Burnaby (main campus), Surrey, and Vancouver.
Consistently ranked as Canada's top comprehensive university and named to the Times Higher Education list of 100 world universities under 50, SFU is also the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the world's largest college sports association.
College football team at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
The Penn Quakers have competed in the Ivy League since its inaugural season of 1956, and are a Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia.
The University of Georgia's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their Georgia Bulldogs nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
American international basic cable sports channel owned by ESPN Inc., owned jointly by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Later that year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (1984) that the NCAA could no longer monopolize the rights to negotiate the contracts for college football games, allowing each individual school to negotiate broadcast deals of their choice.