2017-2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendars

2017-2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendars

NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball recruiting calendar

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendars. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college basketball recruiting.

[lead align=”default”]The current NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball recruiting calendar runs August 1st, 2017 through July 31st, 2018.[/lead]

08-01-17 thru 09-08-17 Quiet Period
09-09-17 thru 03-28-18 Recruiting Period *with the following exceptions (1) & (2)
(1) 11-06-17 thru 11-09-17 (1) *Dead Period
(2) 12-24-17 thru 12-26-17 (2) *Dead Period
03-29-18 thru 04-05-18 (noon) Dead Period
04-05-18 (noon) thru 04-18-18 *Recruiting Period *with the following exception (1)
(1) 04-09-18 thru 04-12-18 (1) *Dead Period
04-19-18 thru 07-05-18 Quiet Period *with the following exceptions (1-4)
(1) 04-20-18 thru 04-22-18 (1) *Evaluation Period (for certified events only)
*04-27-18 thru 04-29-18 (2) *Evaluation Period (for certified events only)
*05-17-18 thru 05-25-18 (3) *Dead Period
*TBD (NBA Pre Draft) (4) *Evaluation Period (for the combine only)
07-06-18 thru 07-31-18 Dead Period *with the following exceptions
*07-11-18 (5 p.m.) thru 07-15-18 (5 p.m.) *Evaluation Period
*07-18-18 (5 p.m.) thru 07-22-18 (5 p.m.) *Evaluation Period
*07-25-18 (5 p.m.) thru 07-29-18 (5 p.m.) *Evaluation Period

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NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Rules

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Rules. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college basketball recruiting. Ensure your eligibility by following the NCAA recruiting rules.

As a Sophomore and Freshman in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Sophomore and Freshman
Recruiting Material You may receive brochures for camps and questionnaires.
You can receive material June 15th after your sophomore year.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach can call you unlimited starting June 15 after your sophomore year.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting June 15th AFTER your Sophomore Year
Off-Campus Contact Not Permitted
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Junior in High School

Recruiting Tactic As a Junior
Recruiting Material You can begin to receive recruiting material and information from the coach.
Telephone Calls Phone calls, texts and emails are unlimited between coach and student-athlete.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting June 15th AFTER your Sophomore Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact At prospect’s educational institution (other than during April Recruiting Period).
April Recruiting Period – contact at prospect’s educational institution or at the prospect’s residence.
Official Visits Beginning January 1st.
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Senior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Senior
Recruiting Material You can receive material and information from the coach.
Telephone Calls Phone calls, texts and emails are unlimited between coach and student-athlete.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting June 15th AFTER your Sophomore Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact Allowed starting September 9th.
Official Visits You get one per college and a maximum of 5 visits to D1.
Unofficial visits Unlimited

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Other important information

  • College coaches have 130 evaluation days to recruit you during the academic year.
  • During your senior year a college coach cannot evaluate and/or contact you more than 7 times. Only three of those seven can be an off-campus contact.
  • During a contact period college coaches can make only one visit per week to your high school.
  • All communication prohibited during a certified event

NCAA Division 2 Men’s Basketball recruiting calendar

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 2 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendars. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college basketball recruiting. Ensure your eligibility by following the NCAA recruiting calendars.

[lead align=”default”]The current NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball recruiting calendar runs June 1st, 2017 through May 31st, 2018.[/lead]

06-01-17 thru 06-14-17 Quiet Period
06-15-17 thru 08-01-17 Evaluation Period
08-02-17 thru 09-06-17 Quiet Period
09-07-17 thru 10-14-17 Contact Period
10-15-17 thru High School’s Opening Contest Quiet Period
11-06-17 (7am) thru 11-08-17 (7am) Dead Period
Opening Contest thru Final High School Game Evaluation Period
03-01-18 thru 05-14-18 Contact Period *with the following exceptions (1) and (2)
(1) 03-29-18 thru 04-03-18 (noon) (1) *Dead Period
(2) 04-09-18 (7am) thru 04-11-18 (7am) (2) *Dead Period
Evaluation Period High school all-star games at the conclusion of the season are considered EVALUATION PERIOD, if the game takes place in the same state where the college coach is from.
Evaluation Period Evaluation Period shall be permitted at any all-star contest held during the final weekend of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship in the host city.
05-15-18 thru 05-31-18 Quiet Period

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NCAA Division 2 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Rules

It is important for potential prospects to know the the NCAA Division 2 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Rules. Athletes and coaches have certain restrictions when it comes to college basketball recruiting. Ensure your eligibility by following the NCAA recruiting rules.

As a Sophomore in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Sophomore
Recruiting Material You may receive brochures for camps and questionnaires.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
After June 15th coaches can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact After June 15 of your Sophomore year, these contacts are unlimited.
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Junior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Junior
Recruiting Material You can begin to receive recruiting material and information from the coach.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
College coach can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact Unlimited
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited

As a Senior in high school

Recruiting Tactic As a Senior
Recruiting Material You can receive material and information from the coach
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
College coach can call, text, and email you unlimited.
Off-Campus Contact Unlimited
Official Visits You can start official visits on the opening day of your classes.
You get one per college and a maximum of 5 visits to D1, and unlimited visits to D2, D3 and NAIA schools.
Unofficial visits Unlimited

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Other important information

  • Division 2 does not have any rules on the number of evaluations per student athletes.
  • College coaches cannot contact you on competition or practice days until your event is finished, and you are dismissed by the proper authority (like your high school coach or athletic director).
  • During a contact period college coaches can make only one visit per week to your high school.
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