High school tournament basketball players could get hurt during pre-game player introductions!

Whether it is watching high school or college basketball games in person, on line streamed or on TV I hold my breath every time when individual players are introduced. Because if when a teammate chest bumps his teammates as they are introduced by the public address announcer by both jumping into the air and bump […]

Players, not officials determine outcomes of most basketball games

Having participated in high school basketball tournaments from five different positions as a player, coach, official, radio/TV color commentator and now as a writer, I have seen officiating differently depending on my role. Many coaches see officials as being more involved in results of one-and-done tournament games but as officials we don’t care who wins […]

Bangor Boys tie a state of Maine defensive record tonight as they hold Lewston scoreless in 2nd quarter in 62-38 win

The Bangor High School Rams Boys basketball team tied a state of Maine defensive scoring record for the least points allowed in one single quarter by out scoring the Lewiston Blue Devils @ Lewiston 25-0 in the 2nd quarter after they lead Lewiston 11-4 at the end of the first quarter. Bangor led 36-4 at […]

UMaine men’s hoop team reduces 3 pt attempts and only plays 6 players double figure minutes in 69-68 upset of UNH

The UMaine men’s basketball team  solved two of their major problems of the season tonite against UNH by reducing the use of the 3 as they only took 33.3% of their FGA’s as 3’s compared to their season average of 43.4% going into the game as they were averaging 25.6 3 point attempts per game […]