State Championship Lost After Technical Called For Rim-Hanging

A late, controversial technical foul in Ohio's Division II state championship game last night allowed Defiance High School to force overtime and eventually win the title over Cleveland Central Catholic after CCC's Antwon Lillard was called for hanging on the rim with less than a minute remaining in the game. » 3/29/15 12:38pm Sunday 12:38pm

Mother of Slain High Schooler Blames Basketball

Last year, a Dallas high school student was murdered by another high school student who happened to live with him. They weren't related and the only reason they shared an abode was that they were both talented basketball players. The murdered child's mother has now filed a lawsuit against the Dallas Independent School… » 3/26/15 12:40pm 3/26/15 12:40pm

Prince Was An Afro-Rocking, Coach-Hating Schoolboy Basketball Player

HS Basketball Team Booted From Playoffs For Wearing "Illegal Uniforms"

The Nathaniel Narbonne High School (Harbor City, Calif.) girls basketball team has lost their place in the Los Angeles City Section Open Division finals—and has been barred from the state tournament—for wearing "illegal uniforms" in Saturday's semifinal victory over View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High… » 3/03/15 1:00am 3/03/15 1:00am

High School Basketball Game Derailed By Brawl Involving Fans And Players

A high school basketball game in Indiana had to be called off midway through the first quarter after an ugly foul sparked a brawl that involved both players and fans. » 2/09/15 1:13pm 2/09/15 1:13pm

Report: Catholic League Coach Mucked With College Prospects Of Rivals

The Neumann-Goretti High School (Philadelphia) girls basketball team is one of the best in the country, with an 18-0 record and currently ranked first by USA Today. Two of the team's players emigrated to the United States from Nigeria, and one of them, senior forward Christina Aborowa, signed a national letter of… » 2/07/15 2:01pm 2/07/15 2:01pm

High School Coach Misses Alley-Oop, Breaks Backboard At Pep Rally 

There was a pep rally at River Ridge High School in Woodstock (Ga.), and it was certainly more exciting than any pep rally I ever attended. A boys basketball team assistant coach tried to pump the crowd up with a sweet (on an eight-foot hoop) alley-oop dunk and, well, I'll just let you watch. » 2/04/15 10:01pm 2/04/15 10:01pm

High School Team Inbounds While Up Two With 0.6 Seconds Left, Loses

Wayne High School (Neb.) took on Dakota Valley High School (SD) in a non-conference match-up Friday, and the game featured a finish so wild it would make John Havlicek blush. Down three with under ten seconds left, Wayne's Ben Hoskins hit a three to send the game to overtime. That's when things got really weird. » 1/19/15 10:45pm 1/19/15 10:45pm

Ban On "I Can't Breathe" Shirts Overturned For HS Basketball Teams

The boys and girls basketball team at Mendocino High School (California) will now be able to wear "I can't breathe" shirts during warmups at a tournament after they were banned by the Fort Bragg High principal as a "security precaution." » 12/29/14 8:36pm 12/29/14 8:36pm

Basketball Teams Kicked Out Of Tourney Over "I Can't Breathe" Shirts

The boys and girls basketball teams from Mendocino High School (California) had their invitations to a tournament at Fort Bragg High rescinded because they might possibly wear "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts during pregame warmups, according to The Guardian, though the boys team later had their invitation reinstated. » 12/27/14 6:40pm 12/27/14 6:40pm

High School Snaps 84-Game Losing Streak In Double OT Playing 3 v. 5

The Climax-Fisher High School (Minnesota) girls basketball team packed a whole lot into their 62-58 victory over Bagley High School on Tuesday. Most importantly, the win ended Climax-Fisher's 84-game losing streak. The streak was so long that, according to The Forum, it was head coach Jonathon Vonesh's first win with… » 12/11/14 8:53pm 12/11/14 8:53pm

Report: Skal Labissiere's Shady Guardian Asked How To Profit From Him

Six-foot-ten forward Skal Labissiere, one of the top prospects in the nation, is expected to announce tomorrow which college he will attend—Kentucky and Memphis are among the favorites. No one should get too excited. CBS Sports has a story featuring this pronouncement from one coach who's been in on Labissiere's… » 11/12/14 3:35pm 11/12/14 3:35pm

Will The Pope Save The Soul Of A D.C.-Area High School Basketball Team?

Very Cool Old Footage Of 16-Year-Old Kobe Bryant Taking Over A Game

Raw Sports has dug up a gem from 1995, tape of a Philadelphia-area sportscast breaking down high school junior Kobe Bryant leading Lower Merion to a playoff win. Bryant's heroics should be cued up; go to 10:10 of the video if not. » 8/19/14 1:16pm 8/19/14 1:16pm

High School Basketball Player Is Enormous And Still Growing

This is Elhadji Tacko Fall and he is enormous. To be specific, he is 7'5" and his doctor says he could grow a couple more inches. CNN did a report last week on the Liberty Christian Prep School senior, who is said to be the tallest high school player in the country. He is also two inches taller than Hasheem Thabeet,… » 5/12/14 9:43pm 5/12/14 9:43pm

High Schooler Shot In Leg, Hits Playoff Game-Winner Days Later

Chicago high school senior Tyquone Greer wasn't sure he could even play basketball again after a bullet went completely through his leg at a neighborhood party last week. But only nine days later, Greer sank the game-winning shot for Orr Academy High School (Ill.) over North Chicago. » 3/20/14 8:10pm 3/20/14 8:10pm

High School Basketball Coach Quits Due To Student Racism

The Mahopac (N.Y.) High School boys basketball coach resigned yesterday, two weeks after students and players at his school were accused of using racist language towards an opposing team during a playoff game. » 3/15/14 10:55am 3/15/14 10:55am

Four-Overtime Minnesota State Semifinal Ends On 60-Foot Buzzer-Beater

Amir Coffey's buzzer-beater from well beyond half court delivered his Hopkins High School (Minnetonka) team to the Minnesota AAAA state championship game after a semifinal that required four overtimes. » 3/13/14 9:51pm 3/13/14 9:51pm

Michigan High School Regional Final Ends On Wild Buzzer-Beater

Tonight's Michigan Class D regional championship between Sacred Heart (Mt. Pleasant) and Fulton ended on a wild buzzer-beating three that gave Sacred Heart the 49-47 win. Trust us, you've never seen a buzzer-beater quite like this. » 3/12/14 9:43pm 3/12/14 9:43pm

HS Coach Gets Ethered By Girlfriend On FB, Resigns Amid Investigation