McClelland to chair NCAA males’s hoops committee

INDIANAPOLIS — Southwestern Athletic Convention commissioner Charles McClelland will turn out to be the primary consultant from a traditionally Black faculty, college or league to chair the Division I males’s basketball committee when he takes over subsequent 12 months.

The NCAA introduced Thursday that McClelland, who has been with the SWAC since 2018, could be vice chair this season underneath Bradley athletic director Chris Reynolds earlier than taking over the position himself for the 2023-24 basketball season.

The committee’s largest duty is to pick the sphere for the NCAA event every March.

“It’s a large honor to be chosen by my colleagues,” mentioned McClelland, who beforehand served as athletic director at Prairie View A&M and vp of athletics at Texas Southern. “The NCAA event is the best sporting occasion on this planet and we’ll proceed to work tirelessly to make sure the longer term success of this nice enterprise.”

In the meantime, the Pac-12 appointed Arizona athletic director Dave Heeke to exchange UCLA’s Martin Jarmond on the committee following the Bruins’ choice to depart their longtime convention for the Massive Ten in 2024.

The bulletins have been made following the committee’s annual summer time assembly in Kissimmee, Florida.

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