basketball

nebraska
February 20, 2024

Former Nebraska women’s basketball player sues coaches, A.D.

The University of Nebraska head women's basketball coach and assistant coach, athletic director, and the Board of Regents are at the center of a federal lawsuit filed by a former player. Ashley Scoggins has accused A.D. Trev Alberts of failing to ...


Norman
February 20, 2024

Trae Young’s athletic center in Norman, OK opens

The City of Norman is pleased to announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of the Young Family Athletic Center (YFAC), a state-of-the-art 122,000-square-foot facility located on a 12-acre site on the north side of Norman. This extraordinary fa...


referee
February 5, 2024

Pennsylvania referee dies after collapsing during JV basketball game

A Pennsylvania high school referee died after collapsing during halftime of a game over the weekend. Michael Roebuck, 46, collapsed while refereeing a junior varsity basketball game and later died en route to the hospital. Westmoreland County offi...


new mexico
February 5, 2024

New Mexico State indefinitely suspends player after in-game sucker punch

A New Mexico State University men's basketball player has been suspended indefinitely after he punched a player from Liberty University during a game last week. New Mexico State announced the decision on Friday to suspend Robert Carpenter indefini...


illinois
January 8, 2024

Illinois HS coaching staff fired after player elbowed opponent in face

An Illinois boys varsity coaching staff has been fired for the actions of one of its players during a holiday tournament. Josh Bradley and his Eldorado High School varsity boys basketball coaching staff were fired at a special meeting of the schoo...


antisemitic
January 8, 2024

NYC girls basketball team used antisemitic language towards Jewish team

A high school girls basketball game in New York City was cut short when players from Roosevelt High School used antisemitic language towards players on the Leffell School. Last week, the two schools faced off in a non-league contest before the Lef...


free throw
January 3, 2024

Study: Biomechanical traits of the best free throw shooters

Basketball season is in full swing, and in a close game, the team that makes the highest percentage of free throws can often eke out the win. A better understanding of the precise biomechanics of the best free-throw shooters could translate into crit...


lhsaa
December 19, 2023

LHSAA levies heavy penalties, suspension for boys basketball team

One of the top boys' basketball programs in Louisiana is being hit with a series of penalties and sanctions after their head coach was accused of recruiting violations. Isidore Newman School has been forced to vacate all of its wins—including tw...