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December 30, 2015

Tenn. prep basketball players charged with rape in hazing

Three Tennessee high school basketball players have been charged with rape in the alleged hazing of a freshman teammate, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press. The report indicates that as many as three other Ooltewah High School student-a...


December 22, 2015

Brawl between Pa. HS basketball teams gets both rosters suspended

A brawl between two Pennsylvania boys high school basketball teams has led to a one-game suspension for each player on their varsity rosters. The incident occurred during the third quarter of Friday night's game between Rochester and Cornell. Pla...


December 22, 2015

N.J. girls basketball team wins game by 101 points

A New Jersey girls basketball team beat its opponent by 101 points Monday night, a lopsided victory that the league president said isn't good for either team. According to an article from the Press of Atlantic City, Atlantic City beat Pleasantvill...


December 15, 2015

Recording believed to be only known audio of Dr. James Naismith

From the University of Kansas A University of Kansas researcher has uncovered what is believed to be the only known audio recording of Dr. James Naismith, inventor of the game of basketball. The recording is located in the archives of the Library ...


December 11, 2015

Miss. parent charged with felony after knocking out HS coach

The mother of a Mississippi high school girls basketball player has been charged with assault after punching the team's coach following Thursday's game. WCBI-TV in Mississippi reported that the attack took place during the first quarter of the H...


November 30, 2015

South Carolina’s Dawn Staley shares thoughts on coaching

Coaching starts with the relationships, and those who have control off the court or field are much more likely to find success on it. [caption id="attachment_14723" align="alignleft" width="305"] South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Stale...


November 11, 2015

UAB basketball coach gives $46K to help programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham men's basketball coach Jerod Haase has donated $46,000 to help cover the cost of attendance for student-athletes at his school. [caption id="attachment_14598" align="alignleft" width="150"] Photo: uabsports.com[...


October 5, 2015

Basketball: Observations after taking a year off from coaching

After 21 years as a basketball coach, I was afforded the opportunity to take a season off. I remember a few years back one of my colleagues telling me that when you get out, "You will ask yourself 'why did I do it so long?' and think 'I can’t belie...


October 2, 2015

Examining coach abuse in women’s basketball

Sports Illustrated today will release a six-page report titled "Abuse of Power," a look at the growing number of allegations that players were abused by their coaches. The two authors of that report on Thursday published a short piece on SI.com ra...


July 30, 2015

Calif. judge throws out coach’s lawsuit against parent

A lawsuit filed by a California high school basketball coach accusing a parent of libel has been dismissed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Westlake High School coach Robert Bloom filed the lawsuit last year after the parent of a former playe...