The Winter season must not begin before the first Monday after Thanksgiving. The Winter season must end with completion of the regular varsity season schedule, except for the varsity team or individual students completing their participation in the MIAA tournament.
Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018Sherman A. Kinney Award CLICK HERE for nomination form
Congratulations to the 2017 Sherman A. Kinney Award Winner - Larry Kelleher
Girls Team Awards - Monson High School, Wareham High School & Watertown High School
Boys Team Awards - West Boylston Middle/High School
Athletic Directors may request the assigning (to any February games) of three-person basketball officiating crews at 85% (per official) of the GOC recommended fee.
This option was a recommendation to the Association from the MSBOA and has the support of the MIAA Game Officials Committee. This provides an opportunity for your basketball team and contest officials to become more accustomed to the officiating protocols that will be in place during the MIAA-sponsored tournaments.
NCAA Basketball Shot Clock Rule (as adopted by MIAA Basketball Committee): the shot clock rule is 2-11(modified to 30 seconds) in the NCAA Basketball Rulebook: 2-11 - art. 7 (f) - Stop the timing device and continue time without a reset when play begins under the following circumstances: (f) After any double personal foul; a double technical foul; or a simultaneous foul, play shall be resumed from the point of interruption.
EXCEPTION: When an intentionally kicked or fisted ball occurs reset the shot clock to 30 seconds.
The official scorer is required to wear a black-and-white vertically striped garment. Rationale: The players, coaches and officials need to be able to quickly and easily identify the official scorer. Requiring the scorer to wear a striped garment will assist in this regard. In addition, wearing a striped garment will make the scorer look more professional.
The MIAA Board of Directors has rejected the Basketball Committee recommendation to require of the home team effective with the 2013-14 season to comply with NFHS rule (3-4 Article 1-c) to wear a white jersey torso color. As a result, school basketball teams may continue to wear light color jerseys as the home team.
Time-Out Rule Change:
MIAA Rule 66.5 - Five 60 second time-outs may be charged to each team during a regulation game. Each team is entitled to one additional 60-second time-out during each extra period. Unused time-outs accumulate and may be used at any time.
Tournament Qualification: Please note that for the purposes of state basketball tournament qualification the MIAA Basketball Committee decided that a minimum of four teams are needed to constitute a league. However, exceptions were granted for the Big Three as “grandfathered” in the sport of basketball and the Central Division of the South Worcester County League – (voted 10/09).
Liaisons - Peter Smith, MIAA Associate Director & Keith McDermott, MIAA Assistant Director
District A Mr. Tim Finn, Assistant Headmaster, Lawrence High School Mr. Ron Drouin, Athletic Director, Tewksbury Memorial High School
District B Mr. Wallace Johnson, Asst. Athletic Director, Boston Public School Mr. Will Thomas, Headmaster, Charlestown High School
District C Mr. Bill Runey, Principal Attleboro High School Mr. Bob Rodgers, Athletic Director, Whitman-Hanson Regional High School
District D Mr. David Lanczycki, Principal, Somerset Berkley Regional High School Mr. Matthew Trahan, Athletic Director, Old Colony RVT High School
District E Mr. Steven Dubzinski, Principal, Leominster High School Ms. Eileen Donohue, Vice Principal, Auburn High School Mr. Patrict White, Athletic Director, St. John's High School Mr. Sean Burke, Athletic Director, Shepherd Hill High School
District F Mr. George Johnson, Principal, Putnam Voc/Tech Academy Mr. Dwayne Early, Athletic Director, Springfield Public Schools
District G Mr. Peter Falkowski, Asst. Principal, Monument Mountain Reg. High School Mr. Dave Racette, Athletic Director, Drury High School
District H Mr. Oderra Jones, Asst. Athletic Director, B.C. High School Mr. Jeff Newhall, Athletic Director, St. Mary’s (Lynn)
Coaches' Representative Mr. Mark Donahue Mr. Jim Reynolds
Officials' Representative Mr. Bill Boutilier
MASC Ms. Laura Fallon
MASS Dr. Stephen Hemman
At-Large Ms. Martha Jamieson, Athletic Director, Silver Lake Regional High School Mr. Anthony Price, Athetlic Director, Randolph High School Ms. Trudy Fisher, Wellness Coordinator, O'Bryant High School
October 16, 2018 - Committee Meeting - 10:00am
February 4, 2019 - Committee Meeting - 10:00am
April 24, 2019 - Committee Meeting - 10:00am
Basketball Tournament Seeding - February 22, 2019
Winter Tournament Directors - February 6, 2019
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