CIAC Basketball Board Passes Proposal To Adopt 35-second Shot Clock

The CIAC basketball boards have sent out a formal proposal to the CIAC to adopt a shot clock starting in the 2022-23 season.

The CIAC boys and ladies basketball committees, working collectively, authorized a proposition Wednesday for making use of a 35-second shot clock starting with the 2022-23 season.

In an email to every one of the state’s athletic supervisors on Wednesday, acquired by Hearst Connecticut Media, the proposal is to use the shot clock “whatsoever having fun degrees,” which suggests additionally JV and freshers video games.

This is simply the very first step for a shot clock to be approved in the state of Connecticut. Now, it stands as a proposition that currently precedes the CIAC member institutions to be vetted.

The debate over having a shot clock in the video game has actually been going on for years. However it ultimately came to be a practical opportunity for CIAC basketball once the National Federation of State Secondary School Associations (NFHS) authorized using a 35-second shot clock by specific state organizations last May.

Presently, there are simply eight states making use of a shot clock: The golden state, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota as well as Washington.

Gregg Simon, the associate executive supervisor of the CIAC, formerly told Hearst Connecticut Media that previous surveys of both children and ladies basketball instructors had them overwhelmingly in support of a shot clock.

Simon likewise said the CIAC performed a study in April of member schools, with the sports directors responding on the college’s part. It wasn’t as overwhelming, however still for taking a crack at clock: 58 percent in support, 42 percent against it.