Each conference to decide whether to have a shot clock
Jon Johnson File Photo/Gila Herald: The Pima Roughriders pose as the 2A Girls Basketball Champions.
By Jon Johnson
PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association has been given the green light to allow high schools to adopt a shot clock in basketball.
The National Federation of State High School Associations released the news that state associations could adopt their own shot clock rules starting in the 2022-23 school year.
According to a survey by the AIA, 74 percent of Arizona coaches who responded were in favor of a shot clock, with 70 percent approval from officials, and 54 percent approval from athletic directors.
Each state conference will decide whether to add a shot clock and make a presentation on its decision to the AIA Executive Board.