In response to the bribery and corruption case roiling college basketball, the
“We have to use this moment to take a closer look and more careful look at what's going on in the sport of college basketball and our collegiate athletic programs more generally and make sure that they're being operated in compliance, not just with
Two Pac-12 assistant coaches, USC’s Tony Bland and
UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero and
Five to seven additional members are expected to be named soon.
The task force's mandate will cover identifying key issues "that pose a threat to college athletics," policy suggestions, systemic reform recommendations and applying these ideas to recruiting in sports beyond basketball.
The announcement follows Wednesday’s news that the NCAA is forming a 14-member committee on college basketball chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State
Times staff writer Ben Bolch contributed to this report.