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<br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 36<br /> FEATURES<br /> 36 Dream Catcher<br /> Tribal colleges harness a culture’s passion<br /> 5246<br /> 46 Keeping it Simple<br /> Reducing the red tape of certification<br /> 52 Shooting Straight<br /> iHoops hopes to clean up youth basketball<br /> WINTER 2012<br /> On the cover<br /> Wayne State sophomore Paige<br /> Kortman gets a thrill from diving<br /> but says it all comes down to trust.<br /> See page 34.<br /> UP FRONT<br /> [Lead-Off ]<br /> 2 1,000 Words<br /> 5 Letter from the President<br /> 6 Opinion and Editorial<br /> 9 Membership Perspective<br /> [NCAA News]<br /> 11 Top Story<br /> 13 News Briefs<br /> 19 Ground Transportation Policies<br /> [SideLines]<br /> 21 New Media<br /> 22 Media Review<br /> 23 Puzzlers<br /> [Faces of the NCAA]<br /> 24 Profiles<br /> INSIDE THE<br /> ASSOCIATION<br /> [NCAA Insider]<br /> 61 Spotlight<br /> 64 Divi<a title="Winter 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=1"> </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=2"> </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=3"> Contents 36 FEATURES 36 Dream Catcher Tribal </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=4"> 1,000 WORDS DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: A pregame pee</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=5"> </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=6"> isaregisteredtrademarkoftheNationalCollegiateAthl</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=7"> Lead-Off Our mission is to illustrate how go</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=8"> Lead-Off A sad, but teachable, moment I n t</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=9"> POINT Of VIEW “Amazing focus</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=10"> Lead-Off tweeted 8 On the NCAA’s R</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=11"> MEMBERSHIP PERSPECTIVE Critic misses the mark I </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=12"> 10 PERSPECTIVE continued from page 9 worth of s</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=13"> NCAANews Division I hits the books </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=14"> BEGINS MARCH 13 ON FOLLOW THE ACTION ALL SEASON L</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=15"> Briefs NCAANews FOURTH QUaRTeR Years bring shi</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=16"> NCAANews Briefs TIm CoRTES aRTWoRk</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=17"> NCAANews Lady Toppers are tops a lot Weste</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=18"> NCAANews Briefs High-Tech Helmets Key to the re</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=19"> NCAANews Down 35 after one quarter? No problem! </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=20"> The fuel economy of a compacT car wiThouT all Tha</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=21"> championship-bound teams to GO Ground By Greg Joh</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=22"> This book was just donated. </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=23"> SideLines A new year means new media resolutions </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=24"> SideLines Media review CompileD by gAry brown A </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=25"> SideLines puzzlerS CompileD by gAry K. JohnSon </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=26"> Faces of NCAA the ‘He’s moved us fo</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=27"> What followed for Division II</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=28"> Faces of the NCAA If we look at it crooked, cance</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=29"> Faces of the NCAA Using athletics to persevere A</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=30"> ‘Be 1-0 in every day and every way’ luther Colleg</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=31"> NCAA insurance Chris Norton’s injuries left </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=32"> Faces of the NCAA Team chemistry By Gary Br</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=33"> Faces of the NCAA Woman of the Year winner stays</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=34"> Faces of the NCAA Record wrestler assumes higher</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=35"> Faces of the NCAA New Air Force coach now leads </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=36"> On the Cover A life with twists and tucks By Ga</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=37"> W I N T E R 2 0 1 2 C H A M P I O N 35</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=38"> 36CHAMPION WINTER 2012</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=39"> Dream Catcher Tribal colleges plant seeds of hope</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=40"> T hey moved shoulder-to-shoulder through</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=41"> Nov. 4, 2011, opening of Little Big Horn College </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=42"> 40 Life on Crow Agency:Young tribal members like</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=43"> and dream of becoming another of the high school </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=44"> the spirit of the wind, or wore</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=45"> high school careers, and then their decline. And </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=46"> Tribal colleges curate culture Today’s trib</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=47"> edge more than once. She spoiled basketball schol</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=48"> 46CHAMPION WINTER 2012</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=49"> Keeping it Certification served its purpose, but </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=50"> 48 Fed up with a process perceived as expen</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=51"> NCAA Division I Institutional Performance </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=52"> place from the NCAA standpoint to help get instit</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=53"> “There are positive things to be gained by </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=54"> 52CHAMPION WINTER 2012</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=55"> Shooting straight iHoops hopes to clean up </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=56"> 54 T o Len Elmore, youth bas</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=57"> Clockwise from top: basketball trainer Andre Smit</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=58"> 56 STarTing aT The Top Elmore was named CEO</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=59"> From left: ihoops First team members return to th</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=60"> 58 top: ihoops Assistant Director Duke Pryor (ce</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=61"> Humphrey’s charge is to “minimize some of th</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=62"> </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=63"> NCAAInsider They mean business Wake forest</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=64"> NCAAInsider ASSOCIATION-WIDE BUSINESS continued</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=65"> Upon further review… the ruling is reversed By Gr</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=66"> 6 NCAAInsider DIVISION I Reform remarks DBy Mich</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=67"> NCAAInsider Committee Review group</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=68"> Only the players have a clearer view of the actio</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=69"> NCAAInsider DIVISION II Shifting into high gear B</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=70"> NCAAInsider DIVISION II Some do’s (and don’ts) fo</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=71"> NCAAInsider DIVISION II Committee Review Co</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=72"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III Committees dive, dash in</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=73"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III happy 100th, WIaC By Gar</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=74"> NCAAInsider DIVISION III Committee Review S</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=75"> Calendar NCAAInsider </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=76"> YOUR HOME FOR ALL NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® AND BEYOND</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=77"> Championships NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 17, 2011 </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=78"> Championships Division i/national Collegiate </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=79"> Championships Division i/national Collegiate DI</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=80"> Championships Division i/national Collegiate </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=81"> JamIE SchWabERoW / Ncaa PhoToS Goalie Joel Denne</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=82"> Championships Division ii </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=83"> Championships Division ii DII Women’s soccer </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=84"> Championships Division ii </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=85"> Championships Division ii DII FIelD Hockey </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=86"> Championships Division iii </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=87"> DIII Football SeMIfInALS Wis.-Whitewater 20, st</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=88"> Championships Division iii Kimmie Dyer of </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=89"> DIII men’s soccer Ohio Wesleyan’s Batt</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=90"> 2012 WinterChampionships MEN’S B</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=91"> WeST WheN: March 24-25, 2012. Where: Xcel energy </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=92"> Unilever is an Official Partner of the NCAA® a</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=93"> All was Wright with Waters sun belt conference ph</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=94"> TheNCAARecord Athletics directors continued fro</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=95"> TheNCAARecord ed Solly Fulp deputy director of</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=96"> TheNCAARecord AssistAnt Ads continued from page</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=97"> Jonas Jackson was named head football coach at We</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=98"> TheNCAARecord coAches continued from page 95 ta</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=99"> Former Houston head football coach Kevin sumlin w</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=100"> TheNCAARecord coAches continued from page 97 St</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=101"> conferences Richard R. Hannan, commissioner</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=102"> TheNCAARecord OBITUARIES In memorIam: dave par</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=103"> TheNCAARecord OBITUARIES In memorIam: Kurt BudKe</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=104"> TheNCAARecord OBITUARIES In memorIam: Lorenzo Se</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=105"> deaThs Longtime Pomona-Pitzer coach, physic</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=106"> LookingBack running to perfection By Greg Johnso</a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=107"> </a> <a title="Winter 2012 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3f57f0a9?page=108"> </a>