August 1, 2007
Universi ty Athle t ic Associat ion
CODE OF CONDUCT
Statement on Sportsmanship
Each University Athletic Association member institution shall ensure that:
• The conduct before, during, and after competition of all those representing
participating institutions exemplifies the highest traditions of intercollegiate athletics.
• Competition is conducted in a non-discriminatory manner that encourages enthusiastic
support within the confines of good sportsmanship and fosters a positive attitude
among spectators and participants in support of their teams.
• Coaches and student-athletes are encouraged to abide by the letter and spirit of the
playing rules and to be gracious in both victory and defeat.
SECTION 1. Administrative Authority
Administrative authority shall be the Basketball Sport Committee chaired by a primary athletic
administrator rotating in alphabetical order by institution. In the event the primary athletic
administrator is unable to serve as chair of the committee, one of the other UAA Delegates from
the host institution shall serve as chair.
Appointment of Representatives The primary athletic administrator of each institution shall
appoint individuals as appropriate to represent the interests of that institution at meetings of the
sport committee. In the case of men’s and women’s sport committees that meet jointly, an
institution may choose to appoint one individual to represent the interests of both its men’s and
women’s programs. If an institution sends a single representative to a joint sport committee
meeting, it shall be assumed that the individual representing the institution is authorized to cast
votes on behalf of both the institution’s men’s and women’s programs.
Replacement of Committee Chair In the event the institution designated to chair a sport
committee chooses to designate its primary athletic administrator as its representative to that
sport committee, another representative from that institution, who must be