NCAA Division 2 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Rules


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 Allowed beginning June 15th after your sophomore year.
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 Allowed beginning June 15th after your sophomore year.
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 Allowed.
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

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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