INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Males’s Basketball Championships introduced that it’s going to have one new regional advisor for the 2021-22 season.
The brand new advisor for the boys will likely be William Kennedy [West Region], becoming a member of veterans Jim Burr [South Region], Ted Hillary [Midwest Region] and Frank Scagliotta [East Region]. Kennedy will function from his residence in Phoenix, Az.
Kennedy labored 16 NCAA Tournaments and 5 regionals in a profession that noticed him work video games for lots of the main conferences, together with the Large 12, Large Sky, Large West, Convention USA, Mountain West, Pac 12, Southland, Solar Belt and WAC. Kennedy served as a school basketball official for 25 years spanning from 1987-2012 and is changing Tommy Nunez Sr. because the western regional advisor.
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“I’m very excited to be welcome Invoice Kennedy to our nationwide officiating analysis group,” mentioned J.D. Collins, NCAA Nationwide Coordinator of Males’s Basketball Officiating. “He brings a wealth of expertise, information and keenness to this system each as an official and an evaluator. The Males’s Basketball Regional Advisors not solely observe about 60-70 video games in particular person and 40+ video games through digital media, however they chart each right name for each official they watch.
“Their efforts behind the scene are an necessary a part of the hassle to carry consistency and accountability to males’s basketball officiating, and are a significant function in figuring out, choosing and advancing officers for the NCAA Males’s Basketball Championship.”