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March 24, 2015

Pitino: Allow high school athletes to skip college

Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino weighed in on the one-and-done trend in college, saying high school kids should be permitted to jump directly to the pros if they're talented enough. [caption id="attachment_11418" align="alignright" w...

March 23, 2015

NCAA Tournament whistle automatically stops clock

Clock operators occasionally make mistakes, but a new system being used during the NCAA Tournament is attempting to curb that problem. Tournament officials are experimenting with a new whistle that automatically stops the clock, eliminating the n...

March 17, 2015

Naismith Coach of the Year finalists named

The four finalists for the 2015 Naismith Men's College Coach of the Year award were revealed today. [caption id="attachment_11342" align="alignright" width="175"] Kentucky coach John Calipari | Photo: Keith Allison, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] ...

March 4, 2015

Girls hoops team banned for uniforms wins appeal

A California high school girls basketball team that was booted from the postseason for wearing illegal uniforms will be reinstated. Narbonne High School won its appeal and will play on Saturday for the section championship. However, the team will...

March 3, 2015

Seth Davis offers ideas for college basketball makeover

College basketball has been in an offensive rut for years, sending some into a panic as they frantically search for ideas on how to increase scoring. [caption id="attachment_11233" align="alignright" width="200"] College basketball is having the ...

March 2, 2015

Illegal uniforms get basketball team booted from Calif. playoffs

A southern California girls high school basketball team has been removed from the playoffs after wearing uniforms that were not in compliance with the rules. During Saturday's game, Narbonne (Harbor City) wore jerseys with pink around its numbers,...

February 24, 2015

Basketball teams punished for purposely trying to lose game

A pair of Tennessee high school girls basketball teams were removed from the postseason this week for intentionally trying to lose a district game to set up a more favorable matchup in regionals. [caption id="attachment_11055" align="alignright" ...

February 13, 2015

120-game win streak ends for high school basketball team

The Fairfield High School (Montana) girls basketball team lost for the first time in nearly five years on Thursday, ending its state record 120-game winning streak. The team lost to rival Choteau High School, 50-38. It was the squad's first loss s...

February 12, 2015

Disqualifications on the rise in Louisiana high school hoops

Disqualifications of Louisiana high school basketball coaches and players are up 35 percent since 2012-13, but opinions vary on what's causing it. [caption id="attachment_10838" align="alignleft" width="263"] Disqualifications in Louisiana high sc...

January 27, 2015

NCAA pilot program assists families with travel expenses

The NCAA will help cover expenses for players’ families to travel to the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours this spring, under a new pilot program announced Tuesday. A waiver granted today by the NCAA also allows the College Football Playoff to a...