high school basketball

mhsa
October 16, 2017

Texas could experiment with shot clock in high school basketball

Texas doesn't plan to mandate the use of a shot clock in high school basketball anytime soon, but it could allow its biggest schools to experiment with it in some capacity. During a legislative council meeting over the weekend, University Intersch...


rhode-island
September 26, 2017

Wisconsin could reconsider shot clock for high school basketball

Wisconsin coaches and athletic administrators appear to be having second thoughts about implementing a shot clock in high school basketball. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, high school athletic directors believe they were given little op...


September 11, 2017

Poll: Are ‘misconduct warnings’ necessary for high school basketball?

High school basketball adopted a new rule that permits referees to stop the clock to give "misconduct warnings" to coaches and other bench personnel — an attempt to "change behavior and create a better atmosphere." What are your thoughts about the ...


essentials
August 25, 2017

‘You… and Your Program:’ Five valuable lessons for athletes

As coaches, we often fail to define what we actually mean with the terminology in our programs. I’m no different. During many years of coaching, I assumed players understood the meaning behind my words and phrases. For those who make the same mist...


June 26, 2017

Texas officials considering harsher penalties for fights

There were 16 fights on Texas high school basketball courts last year, according to the Dallas Morning News, and state referees want to do something about it. The newspaper reports that the Texas High School Basketball Officials Association intend...


mhsa
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...


April 11, 2017

Poll: Should basketball be played in quarters or halves?

In March, Winning Hoops asked coaches whether they preferred basketball at their level to be played in quarters or halves. Over the past five years, some states have switched from one to the other for high school basketball, and the NCAA in 2015 adop...


April 5, 2017

St. Anthony High School in New Jersey to close

One of the nation's best high school basketball programs has played its last game, as St. Anthony High School (New Jersey) will close at the end of the current academic year. [caption id="attachment_23396" align="alignleft" width="266"] Bob Hurle...