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Criticisms for Early Recruiting Missing the Mark

There are over 270 comments and climbing on a recent New York Times article chronicling the increased number of early commits made by college recruits. People are upset at the idea that families and recruits are being asked (some say … [Read More]

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The Difference in Recruiting for a Five Star and No Star Recruit

If you are basing your expectations of the recruiting process on what you see happening to the biggest recruits in your sport, you are setting up for disappointment. The difference between a 5-star recruit and a no-star recruit is a … [Read More]

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Learning the basketball recruiting calendar can help you find scholarship opportunities.

How to Understand NCAA Basketball Recruiting and Maximize Your Scholarship Opportunities

The NCAA recruiting process for basketball is different than any other sport, so basketball players that want to find a scholarship opportunity must learn when coaches can scout and evaluate them. Men’s Basketball Recruiting: the Recruiting Period and the Evaluation … [Read More]

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During the contact period, lacrosse coaches and recruits can have face-to-face contact on college campuses, at the recruit's high school, or at the recruit's home.

Lacrosse Contact Period: How Prospects can Become College Lacrosse Recruits

What is a Contact Period? First, let’s start by defining a contact period: A contact period is a set time determined by the NCAA when coaches can contact athletes. It isn’t the only time an athlete and a coach can speak … [Read More]

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There are a ton of things you can do over winter break to improve your college recruiting.

Winter Break Recruiting Checklist:Improve Your College Recruiting with this Helpful Guide

For student-athletes, winter vacation brings a much-needed break in school and gives athletes time to evaluate where they stand in regard to finding an athletic scholarship, and what they can do to correct their course, or to increase their chances. … [Read More]

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College Soccer Showcases: Where to Find Them and Why They Are Beneficial to Your Recruitment

Soccer Showcases are intended to help boost a player’s recruitment. Showcases give recruits time to play and be evaluated by college coaches. Keep in mind that earning a spot on a college team takes a lot of work; attending one … [Read More]

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You can take steps to start your recruiting much earlier than you think.

Most Top Football Recruits are Already Verbally Committed

Last week we discussed the CIF football playoffs and the recruiting mistakes athletes commit when waiting until late in their career to start thinking about recruiting. Now we shift the focus to several athletes on the teams playing for state … [Read More]

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Are You Ready to Play Basketball in College?

Balancing the Basketball Season and Your Basketball Recruitment Just because it’s time to get serious on the court you don’t have to halt all your recruitment progress during the season. Basketball recruitment is fierce and you are going to be … [Read More]

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Ask us what you need to do to wrestle in college.

3 Expert Tips to Help You Find the Best Wrestling College

High school wrestlers dream of one day competing at the college level, but just like anything else it takes hard work and dedication to find a college to wrestle for. Wrestlers are among the hardest training athletes, so don’t let … [Read More]

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Athletes that take steps to improve their skills while still in high school are more likely to find a scholarship.

How to Get Better at Basketball and Improve Your Recruiting With iHoops

iHoops.com is a website that every basketball player, parent of a player, or coach should visit if they want to improve their skills and knowledge of the game of basketball. iHoops is a joint venture between the NCAA and the … [Read More]

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