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basketball

Dr. Jack Ramsay
June 10, 2019

Dr. Jack Ramsay’s dozen ‘absolutes’ in coaching

Throughout the year, Coach & Athletic Director will go back 25 years to share some of our best articles from 1994. The publication, formerly Scholastic Coach magazine, is closing in on 89 years of production. What better way to celebrate our long...


April 8, 2019

Coach accused of attacking referee at basketball tournament

A Michigan basketball coach is facing charges after allegedly attacking a referee Saturday during a basketball tournament in western Kentucky. The coach, Keyon Menifield, has been charged with assault of a sports official, according to the McCrack...


September 27, 2017

Reports: Rick Pitino, AD out at Louisville

UPDATE: Louisville interim president Greg Postel said during a press conference on Wednesday that coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich were placed on "administrative leave" and their employment "would be reviewed at a different date." P...


July 25, 2017

Mass. HS basketball coach returns after resigning over parents

A popular Massachusetts high school girls basketball coach is returning to the court, just months after stepping down over pressure from disgruntled parents. [caption id="attachment_24460" align="alignright" width="277"] Photo via Twitter, @Braint...


June 23, 2017

Wisconsin bringing shot clock to high school basketball

High school basketball in Wisconsin will implement a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2019-20 school year. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control approved the rule on Thursday, its second major change t...


May 16, 2017

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in high school basketball

Last month, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot clock for high school boys basketball, and the issue has been debated for years in...


basketball referees
May 11, 2017

HS basketball referees will now stop play for misconduct warnings

Beginning next season, high school basketball referees will stop games to give misconduct warnings to coaches and other personnel who are unruly. The National Federation of State High School Associations' (NFHS) Basketball Rules Committee made the...


May 4, 2017

Maryland adopts shot clock for boys basketball

Maryland high school boys basketball will install a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2017-18 season. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) last week approved the change, along with a new mercy rule for both bo...