Basketball Night Poll Archive

Should West Virginia High School Athletics switch to an one class system?

  • Yes, keep A, AA, and AAA classes (80%, 33 Votes)
  • No, a one class system would be better (20%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 41

Start Date: 02/13/2015 @ 11:59 pm
End Date: 02/20/2015 @ 11:45 pm

What's the most all-around competitive region in West Virginia high school basketball (boys and girls) this season?

  • Region I (46%, 23 Votes)
  • Region IV (24%, 12 Votes)
  • Region III (22%, 11 Votes)
  • Region II (8%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

Start Date: 02/08/2015 @ 11:45 pm
End Date: 02/13/2015 @ 11:45 pm

Currently, high school basketball plays four quarters, each lasting 8 minutes. Should it stay that way, or should it be changed to play two halves of 16 minutes?

  • Leave it alone! The quarters system allows players to get a 1 minute break between quarters without a timeout being called. (70%, 31 Votes)
  • Change it! The halves system helps prepare athletes for the way college basketball is played. (30%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 44

Start Date: 01/30/2015 @ 11:59 pm
End Date: 02/06/2015 @ 11:45 pm

Do school administrators, who have a thankless job, sometimes have a "quick trigger finger" in deciding to cancel or postpone games when weather is coming?

  • Yes, postponements lead to many games being crammed into the final weeks of the season (54%, 21 Votes)
  • No, even if the weather holds off, it's still in the best interest of safety for everyone involved (46%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 39

Start Date: 01/23/2015 @ 11:56 pm
End Date: 01/30/2015 @ 11:45 pm

There have been instances of literally holding the ball in games to kill clock as recent as this week. Should West Virginia institute a shot clock in high school basketball?

  • Yes, the shot clock will keep the games moving. (68%, 38 Votes)
  • No, as boring as it may be, killing the clock is part of the game. (32%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 56

Start Date: 01/16/2015 @ 11:51 pm
End Date: 01/23/2015 @ 11:45 pm

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