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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...

Tom Izzo
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[...

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February 16, 2016

14-year-old Wisconsin girl impaled by basketball court

It's critical that schools don't overlook the condition of their courts and fields, and this story out of Wisconsin is just one reason why. [caption id="attachment_15432" align="alignright" width="303"] Screenshot via[/caption] ...

February 15, 2016

Prep basketball fights could keep teams, players from postseason

Brawls at high school basketball games in North Carolina and South Carolina could keep the involved players or teams and from participating in the postseason. The first incident comes from South Carolina, where 12 players — six from each team ...

February 5, 2016

Colorado could double field in prep basketball playoffs

Colorado's athletic association will vote this spring whether to double the size of the high school basketball playoffs in two classes. The Colorado High School Activities Association's basketball committee approved the proposal Thursday, recomme...

Wisconsin women's basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey.
January 29, 2016

Wis. women’s basketball coach: ‘Get your butt in the gym’

[caption id="attachment_15255" align="alignright" width="267"] Wisconsin women's basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey.[/caption] The Wisconsin women's basketball team lost to Nebraska 75-62 on Wednesday, and that led to a passionate postgame rant from B...