While that may seem like a big deal on its face, the fact that it's.
The changes reflect the recommendations made in April by the Rice Commission and include guidance on summer recruiting camps, agent access for players and stiffer penalties for rule breakers.
College players will be able to enter the draft after each season has concluded, as usual - but they will have the option of returning to school if they go undrafted or are unable to find a viable deal to play professionally.
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"Elite" high school prospects will be identified by USA Basketball.
Soon enough, high school players will be able to break into the National Basketball Association without the need to play in college, much like other National Basketball Association stars like Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett first entered the league.
The NCAA appears to have earned more enemies than supporters for a long-awaited list of rule changes to college basketball. Athletes returning to school would have to demonstrate need for assistance.
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Missing in the NCAA's package of rule changes is anything to do with pay for players, a wish from many in the college sports community and the inspiration for a multitude of opinion pieces over the years.
The changes also allow high school athletes more time and latitude in committing to a college basketball team.
University presidents and chancellors will be held "personally accountable" for any rule-breaking by their athletic departments. The NCAA would establish a fund to help schools that financially would struggle to meet this requirement.
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No schools were mentioned, but two Federal Bureau of Investigation reports, one in September and another in April, have identified recruiting practices that violate NCAA rules involving prospects who wound up at several schools, including Kansas.