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Addicted to Quack's Summer Compliance Trivia Extravaganza: Week 3/10

We're through the first two weeks, where do you stand?

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

After 10 questions in the books, you know the drill. Enter your answers using the Google doc below:


Here are the answers from last week's group of NCAA brain teasers.

5. Which of the following is true concerning the permissible number of recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined):

A. Five contacts and two evaluations. B. Four contacts and three evaluations. C. A coach may use any number of contacts and evaluations. D. Three contacts and four evaluations.

6. A coach talks with a prospective student-athlete at the SA's high school at 10 a.m., talks to the guidance counselor about the prospective SA at 1 p.m., and watches the SA practice at 3 p.m. In this scenario, the coach has used:

A. One contact and two evaluations. B. One evaluation only. C. One contact and one evaluation. D. One contact only.

7. During the summer evaluation period in men's basketball, it is NOT permissible for coaches to evaluate at which of the following:

A. Certified events. B. Institutional camps. C. Non-institutional, non-organized events (e.g. pick-up games). D. All of the above.

8. In men's basketball, two coaches engaged in off-campus recruiting activities on the same day use _____ recruiting-person days:

A. 0 B. 1 C. 2 D. 4

9. In basketball, an institution's coach may be involved in nonscholastic based basketball (e.g. local club team) activities under which of the following conditions:

A. The team includes the coach's child and the team participants are of the opposite gender than the team that the staff member of the institution is associated with. B. Basketball coaches are not permitted to be involved in any manner with nonscholastic based basketball. C. None of the above. D. A+B.

10. During the month of May, it is permissible for an institution's basketball coach to lecture at a non-institutional basketball camp that is operated under restrictions applicable to institutional camps:

A. True. B. False.

Here are this week's questions for your budding NCAA compliance pleasure. Remember the winner after 10 weeks gets a $25 Duck Store gift card!

1. An OPEN EVENT conducted or held on the campus of an institution is not considered a tryout provided which of the following?

A. The event is not classified by age group or level of educational institution

B. Selection of participants is limited ONLY by number, geographical area, or some objective standard of performance

C. All participants must be amateurs

D. Both A and B

2. A coach may make in person, off-campus contact with a prospective student-athlete _____________

A. During the prospective student-athlete's competition.

B. Two hours before the prospective student-athlete's competition

C. One day one of a two-day tournament

D. At the completion of the prospective student-athlete's competition, provided the prospective student-athlete has been released by the appropriate institutional authority and has exited the meeting/dressing facility.

3. Institutional financial aid based in any degree on athletics may be reduced or canceled during the period of the award for which of the following reasons?

A. An injury, illness, or mental condition that prevents the recipient from participating in athletics.

B. The student-athlete renders him or herself ineligible for intercollegiate competition.

C. For any athletics reason.

D. A student-athlete voluntarily withdraws from a sport at any point for personal reasons.

E. B and D.

4. A prospective student-athlete is in his senior year of high school during the 2010-11 year. Prior to graduation in spring 2011, he realizes he will be short one core course. As a result, he discontinues enrollment at his high school and does not graduate with his class. He enrolls in a preparatory school in fall 2011 with the intention of completing the one core course in order to satisfy the NCAA's initial eligibility requirements. It is permissible for the prospective student-athlete to use the core course taken from the preparatory school in order to satisfy NCAA core curriculum requirements?

A. True

B. False

5. An enrolled student-athlete has a friendship with with a prospective student-athlete currently attending the student-athlete's former high school. The student-athlete may write the prospective student-athlete provided the correspondence is not at the direction of the institution and the institution does not provide any of the expenses related to the written correspondence (I.E. postage, envelopes, etc).

A. True

B. False