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texas tech
May 14, 2021

Texas Tech Celebrates Opening of Womble Center

Texas Tech hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to officially open the Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center, a state-of-the-art $32.2 million facility that will be the new home to the university's men's and women's basketball programs. The Wom...


May 13, 2021

Shot Clock Adoption Approved for High Schools in 2022-23

Beginning with the 2022-23 season, a 35-second shot clock will be permitted in high school basketball games by state association adoption. A proposal for a national rule mandating a shot clock was not approved. A shot clock was among the topics d...


observations
May 12, 2021

10 Observations of a Successful Coach

What makes a successful coach? While the answers may differ depending on who you ask, they will all undoubtedly agree there is no single way to be successful. Through my years of working within athletics, I have made many observations about what i...


brawl
April 19, 2021

Brawl Erupts at Indiana Girls Travel Tournament

A wild brawl erupted during an Indiana travel girls basketball game over the weekend. The game descended into a brawl after a spectator and an official began fighting on the court, according to a report from CBSSports.com. Things began to unravel ...


nil policy
April 5, 2021

NCAA Athletic Directors Weigh In on Student-Athlete NIL

In a recent survey from the Associated Press, NCAA Division I athletic directors are concerned about complying with Title IX rules if schools were to compensate student-athletes in the biggest money-making sports. In fact, 94 percent of responding...


referees
April 1, 2021

Seattle-Area Referees Make Recruitment Push After 38 Percent Drop

High school basketball officials are teaming up to help recruit new referees after the COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the amount available to work in the area. According to a recent story on ScorebookLive.com, the number of referees in the greate...


michigan
March 29, 2021

1-Win Michigan Basketball Team Claims District Title

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. We've all heard this cliche before, but perhaps no team has epitomized the phrase more than the Mason Country Central (MI) boys basketball team. According to a rec...


diversity
March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...


announcer
March 15, 2021

Announcer Caught Using Racial Slur Toward OK Girls’ Basketball Team for Kneeling

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on tape using racial slurs toward a girls basketball team that kneeled for the national anthem late last week. According to a report in AL.com, the incident took place before a game between N...


creighton
March 8, 2021

Creighton Basketball Coach Suspended for Racially Insensitive Comments

Creighton University men's basketball head coach has been suspended for making a racially offensive analogy to his players last week. Greg McDermott faces disciplinary action after telling his players to "stay on the plantation" after losing to Xa...