NCAA suspends all Division 1 on and off-campus recruiting activity through Jan. 1, 2021

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Mark Emmert, president of NCAA, speaks at a news conference about recent changes in the recruiting process. Valley News/AP file photo
The NCAA lifted their Division 1 suspension of in-person recruiting earlier in September, but after careful consideration, they have once again suspended all activity, including all face-to-face contacts on and off college campuses through Jan. 1, 2021. They have also recommended college coaches cancel any scheduled official and unofficial visits. The NCAA has also loosened their eligibility standards. Student-athletes enrolling in a D1 or D2 program full time during the 2021-2022 academic year will not be required to take the ACT or SAT. With little debate, Division II institutions approved legislation that will ease recruiting restrictions on multiple fronts. To make better use of new technology and to put athletes on a more level playing field with nonathletic recruits, colleg
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