high school basketball

January 28, 2019

Idaho rejects shot clock for high school basketball

Idaho coaches and athletic administrators would like to adopt a shot clock for high school basketball, but the state athletic association doesn't feel the same way. The Idaho High School Activities Association's (IHSAA) board of directors last wee...

January 15, 2019

Referee shortage forces Minnesota high schools to reschedule basketball games

A shortage of referees forced some Minnesota high schools to reschedule their basketball games on Monday. [caption id="attachment_14971" align="alignright" width="240"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] The Minnehaha Academy athletics department o...

January 10, 2019

Arizona referee fired after asking if players had their green cards

A high school basketball referee in Arizona was fired Wednesday, one day after he asked a coach prior to a game whether the players had their green cards. The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) did not identify the official but said he had ...

January 9, 2019

Stephen Curry launches basketball camp for ‘underrated’ high school players

[caption id="attachment_11517" align="alignright" width="242"] Photo: Keith Allison, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry still feels the sting of those who doubted him during his youth and collegiate playing days. ...

January 8, 2019

AHSAA releases statement after ruling top girls basketball player ineligible

Alabama’s athletic association on Monday released a new statement standing behind its decision to rule the state’s top girls basketball player ineligible for her senior season. The story of Maori Davenport has gained national attention in rece...

June 12, 2018

Illinois adopts mercy rule for high school basketball

Illinois will implement a mercy rule for high school basketball regular season games beginning with the 2018-19 season. The Illinois High School Association's (IHSA) Board of Directors approved the change earlier this month. The new rule will star...

April 16, 2018

Illinois association believes NFHS will add shot clock for basketball

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) believes there's a good chance that the nation's governing body for high school sports will soon add a shot clock for basketball. The National Federation of State High School Associations' (NFHS) Basketb...

March 1, 2018

Low-scoring Minn. HS basketball game prompts shot clock debate

The shot clock again became a topic of debate this week, this time in Minnesota where a girls high school basketball game ended by a score of 17-4. Marshall and Waseca high schools faced off in Tuesday's section opener. Marshall, apparently sensin...