Answering these questions could determine success of UMaine basketball teams

. Entering the 2016-2017 season, the University of Maine men’s basketball team had more experience than the women’s program. The men had one senior, three junior college players, two redshirt freshmen, a junior transfer, a junior starting point guard, two returning sophomores who had played a lot of minutes and only two new freshmen, one […]

Here’s why you hear more whistles during tourney time

With the high school basketball tourney underway, fans, players and coaches will be hearing whistles being blown more often than regular-season games. However, it’s important to remember that referees are not judges and are trying to enforce the rules of the game evenly and fairly. During the postseason, all games are covered by three officials […]

Maine’s high school basketball coaches should follow the rules

Televised college games are again negatively influencing some of our state’s high school basketball coaches, who are imitating college coaches. In the past, I’ve criticized the influence of the college game as some of the state’s coaches imitate the college style of play on their high school teams and the results are lack of basketball […]