The Rawlings Franchise Pro Composite Mens Basketball has an ultra high-end RX Pro Comp Microfiber composite leather cover which will ensure long life and durability. The polymeric infused Padded Zone Technology in which a neoprene foam layer is hand-laid in between the cover and the carcass layer gives this basketball a consistent feel and performance. The deep skived channels provide maximum grip, giving you confidence when you're making a break for the goal. This high quality ball is for indoor games only, guys. And of course it meets NCAA and NFHS specifications. It also is the Official Ball of the NJCAA Men's and NAIA Championships.