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high school basketball

florida
May 26, 2021

Florida Basketball Players Leave HS for Pro League

High school sophomore twins, Matt and Ryan Bewley, have foregone their junior and senior seasons at West Oaks Academy in Florida to play for the newly-formed Overtime Elite professional league. The 6-foot-9 forwards are not only bypassing their fi...


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...


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...


masks
March 2, 2021

VA Girls’ Basketball Team Disqualified for Not Wearing Masks

A Virginia high school girls basketball team is they had a championship opportunity 'stolen' away from them after the team was disqualified from a tournament for not wearing personal protective masks. According to a report from WUSA-9, the Word of...


tssaa
January 19, 2021

TSSAA Reverses Course of Referee Pay Cut

After initially announcing that high school basketball referees will receive a $25 pay cut for each night they officiate the game, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has reversed course. Roughly 10 days after making the de...


nchsaa
December 7, 2020

Masks & No Jump Balls Highlight NCHSAA Protocols

Winter sports like basketball will be played in North Carolina high school gyms, but the games will have a different look to them for the 2020-21 season. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced late last week that ba...


ihsa
October 29, 2020

IHSA: Basketball Season Rolls On Despite Governor’s Orders

Despite guidelines given by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and the state public health officials that put winter sports on an indefinite hold and moved basketball to a "higher-risk sport", the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Wed...


recruiting
July 30, 2020

Five Tips for Recruiting High School Players

Recruitment. It's the lifeline for any successful college basketball program. But the recruitment of high school players goes far beyond tracking field goal percentages and rebound totals or watching a submitted highlight tape. And if you're with a s...