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September 20, 2016

Former SMU hoops coach Larry Brown considering high school job

Larry Brown, the only coach to win titles in both the NCAA and NBA, is considering taking his next job at a New York high school. [caption id="attachment_15685" align="alignright" width="280"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] The Kansas City Star...

August 4, 2016

Making the case for cuts

How cutting kids from teams has long-term benefits One of the most difficult times for any coach are tryouts. Some schools have programs where the numbers dictate the need for making cuts. No coach enjoys this part of the job — not a single one. M...

June 21, 2016

Kentucky prep basketball coach sued by former players

Two former Kentucky prep basketball players are suing their coach and the high school, alleging mistreatment and bullying while participating on the team. A lawsuit was filed against Muhlenberg County High School and girl's basketball coach Mike ...

Texas' athletic association will consider adding a 35-second shot clock in prep basketball.
June 14, 2016

Texas considers shot clock for high school basketball

Texas could be the next state to implement a shot clock in high school basketball, and the possible change has received a mixed reaction from coaches, athletic directors and athletes. [caption id="attachment_16058" align="alignright" width="238"] ...

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May 25, 2016

Study: 48.8% of NBA players related to ‘elite athletes’

A new study conducted by the Wall Street Journal suggests the best path to the NBA might be having a professional athlete in the family. [caption id="attachment_15949" align="alignright" width="279"] Klay Thompson, son of Mychal Thompson, is among...

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May 4, 2016

Tom Izzo: Today’s athletes don’t fight through adversity

It's transfer season in college basketball, and this year could set another record for the number of athletes who jump ship looking for a fresh start. The growing trend has irked a lot of people in college basketball, and Michigan State men's bas...

April 20, 2016

Survey: 70% say stalling OK in high school basketball

In March, Coach & Athletic Director asked coaches whether stalling was an appropriate strategy in basketball — specifically, holding the ball for several minutes in high school games where there is no shot clock. This issue became a topic for ...

March 11, 2016

Wis. athletic association refuses to move game after bomb threats

West Allis Central High School (Wisconsin) closed for three consecutive days this week due to multiple bomb threats, but that wasn't enough to relocate a sectional basketball game. School was called off Thursday after administrators received yet ...

March 9, 2016

Wis. HS basketball game ends 14-11, fuels case for shot clock

Here’s another case study for those arguing in favor of a shot clock in high school basketball. A Wisconsin high school boys basketball game ended with a 14-11 score last week, with the winning team holding the ball for the final seven minutes...

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February 25, 2016

Arizona coach Miller sounds off on court storming

Colorado fans celebrated the Buffaloes’ 75-72 win over Arizona on Wednesday by storming the court, and that didn’t sit well with Wildcats coach Sean Miller. [caption id="attachment_15492" align="alignright" width="316"] Screenshot via YouTube[...