Statement from West Coast Conference Commissioner Gloria Nevarez Regarding the Commission on College Basketball Recommendations

April 25, 2018

"Today is a significant day for intercollegiate athletics and for the world of college basketball. While there is much work still to be done, the efforts of Secretary Rice and the Commission are a launching point for much-needed reforms. The West Coast Conference and its member institutions are committed to fair play and to preserving the student-athlete model. With a 66 -year history of success in basketball - including two national championships, nine Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame members and dozens of NBA players, the WCC is committed to the game of college basketball and welcomes positive changes for the game and the opportunity to help shape its future."

About the West Coast Conference
The West Coast Conference was formed in 1952 and has evolved and grown to become a nationally recognized and competitive force in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 15 conference-sponsored sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, women's beach volleyball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. The WCC is characterized by the stability of its membership and its unique emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in academics. For more information, visit WCCsports.com or follow the West Coast Conference on Twitter @WCCsports.

 

 

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