Under new proposal, formal men’s basketball workouts could begin July 20
A vote on the proposal is scheduled to take place on Wednesday. Workouts that are scheduled to begin this month are voluntary.
Here are the full details of the recommendations:
Men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes can continue voluntary activities and up to eight hours of virtual nonphysical activities through the reminder of June.
From July 1-19, voluntary virtual nonphysical activities, enhanced in-person nonphysical activities, weight training and conditioning will be allowed.
Enhanced in-person nonphysical activities may include, but are not limited to, team meetings, individual meetings and film review. These activities may be initiated by a student-athlete or coach. Limited physical activities include only weight training and conditioning. All virtual and in-person activities cannot exceed a combined eight hours per week.
On-court practice activities will not be allowed during this 18-day period. Required summer athletic activities may begin July 20 and can last up to eight weeks until the school’s first day of classes or Sept. 15, whichever is earlier.
During this period, student-athletes can participate in up to eight hours per week for weight-training, conditioning and skill instruction. The skill instruction cannot exceed more than four hours per week.
Required virtual nonphysical activities can continue to be conducted during this period. Virtual and in-person activities cannot exceed a combined eight hours per week.
Beginning on the school’s first day of classes or Sept. 15, whichever is earlier, student-athletes can begin out-of-season workouts. Up to eight hours per week for weight-training, conditioning and not more than four hours of skill-related instruction per week will be allowed.
Student-athletes are required to have two days off per week.
Preseason practice can start 42 days before the school’s first regular-season game. Thirty days of countable activities may be allowed over this timeframe.
Per guidelines released by IU, men’s basketball players can begin voluntary workouts on Thursday, June 18.
The 2020-21 men’s basketball season is scheduled to tipoff on Tuesday, November 10.