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basketball

April 15, 2015

Survey: Prep coaches uninterested in injury prevention programs

A new survey of high school coaches found that less than 10 percent of them implement injury prevention programs as designed. The study looked at 66 basketball and soccer coaches at 15 Oregon high schools who completed online surveys questioning t...


April 8, 2015

Poll asks which sport is most influenced by referee’s calls

The Cleveland Plain Dealer posed an interesting poll question to its readers this week: Which high school sport is most influenced by an official's call? You can provide your input here, but as of today here are the results: • Basketball: 5...


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...


January 15, 2015

Girls basketball game ends in 112-point blowout

At least once each year a lopsided game revives the debate on sportsmanship, and we’ve again reached that point. Holy Redeemer, a Pennsylvania prep school, beat MMI Prep 125-13 on Monday, Jan. 12. The coach, who refuses to apologize for the vict...


January 14, 2015

Coach’s firing puts spotlight on ’old school’ tactics

An Oregon high school basketball coach was fired last week following a tournament where school officials say he made contact with one of his athletes. The nature of the contact is unclear — video exists, and some initially called it a head-butt...


September 16, 2014

CrossFit event damages FIU basketball court

By Coach and Athletic Director staffReminder to athletic directors: be careful what you allow on your basketball courts.Florida International University learned that the hard way this week when a CrossFit event caused scratches and gashes all over it...


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Discussing Vision, Values and Voice

Suzy Merchant, head women’s basketball coach at Michigan State University, discusses what it takes to be a leader on her team. Vision, values and voice are a must, she said....


May 14, 2014

Legendary Coach Don Meyer Admitted to Hospice

From USAToday.comAs legendary Lipscomb basketball coach Don Meyer’s fight with cancer nears an end, the legacy he hoped to leave already is firmly in place.He saw to that over the last few months.Meyer, 69, has been admitted into hospice care a...