2022-23 MSCIAA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

 

All scheduling questions and changes should be sent to:

Reed Willis

Office:  901-416-2915
Cell: 901-237-5968

Email: 

 

Official’s Assigning Agent

Bill Arata

(901) 857-6801

 

Important Dates

DATES

DESCRIPTIONS

TIME

LOCATION

September 18

TSSAA Basketball Rules Meeting

2pm & 4pm

MUS

Oct. 31 - Nov. 23 TSSAA Basketball Online Rules Meeting window   Choose MUS or online

September 20

MSCIAA Basketball Coaches’ Meeting

4:00 pm

MSCIAA Office

October 7

MSCIAA Deadline to submit Non-League Games

 

 

October 31

TSSAA First Practice Date

 

 

November 14-19

TSSAA Hall of Fame Games

 

 

November 21

TSSAA First Contest Date, Deadline to File Eligibility & Schedules

November 21-25

MSCS Thanksgiving Break

 

 

December 19-January 1

Winter Break

 

 

January 2

MSCS Students First Day Back

 

 

January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

 

February 6

Last date for games to count for MSCIAA championship seeding

 

 

*February 9

MSCIAA Championship Meeting

4:00 pm

TEAMS

*February 11

MSCIAA High School Basketball Championship

TBA

TBA

February 22

TSSAA Districts must be complete

 

 

February 24 & 25

TSSAA Region Quarterfinals

 

 

February 27 & 28

TSSAA Region Semifinals

 

 

March 1 & 2

TSSAA Region Finals

 

 

March 4 & 6

TSSAA Sectionals

 

 

March 7-11

TSSAA Girls State Championships

 

 

March 14-18

TSSAA Boys State Championships

 

 

         

*All dates are subject to change. 

Use the link below to submit all non-league games to MSCIAA.
Non-League Scheduler Link
 

THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

Each student-athlete must have a completed before tryouts, practice, jamboree, or game: 

  • Athlete’s Health Record (all 3 pages)
  • Tennessee State Concussion Law “Information & Signature Form”
  • TN State Sudden Cardiac Law “Information & Signature Form”

Coaches must complete on file:

  • Current CPR Certification
  • NFHS Concussion in Sports & Tennessee State Concussion Law “Information & Signature Form” and course certificate
  • NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest & TN State Sudden Cardiac Law “Information & Signature Form” and course certificate
  • NFHS COVID-19 for Coaches and Administrators & MSCS Safe Schools MSCS COVID-19 Training
  • NFHS Heat Illness Prevention Course *new requirement
  • Emergency Action Plan *new requirement
  • NFHS Sportsmanship course *22-23 requirement

Coaches also must review and be familiar all TSSAA Health & Safety Policies. 

TSSAA Health & Safety Policies

http://tssaa.org/compliance-publications/health-safety-policies/

Emergency Preparedness, Heat Illness Prevention, Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Lightning Guidelines

 

BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

TSSAA max number of games is 24, saving one for the MSCIAA Championship.

TSSAA Hall-of-Fame games are allowed-Max two dates.  All HOF games must be approved by the TSSAA. 

TSSAA max number of tournaments is 2 with each tournament counting as two games.

 All games must be turned in to the MSCIAA and reflected on the MSCIAA master schedule available at www.sciaa.org

 

TICKET PRICE

$8.00 (Tickets may be pre-sold at a lesser price at the discretion of the host principal.)

  • For auditing purposes anyone entering the game must have a ticket or MSCS ID badge, administrators or retirees I.D. Badge, or TSSAA pass. Boosters, Concession workers and any other personnel must have a ticket from your school to enter the game.
  • Teams, coaching staff, auxiliary staff i.e. managers, ball boys etc… should enter the gym together and in team uniform.

 

TIME OF GAMES

Varsity girls will begin at 6:00pm.  Varsity boys will begin at 7:30pm.  All games will start at the designated time unless otherwise indicated in writing through the MSCIAA. It is the responsibility of the host team to notify MSCIAA, MSCS security, and the assigning official when changes in start times are needed. To make a game change (dates and/or start times) contact the MSCIAA office at minimum 3 days prior to the scheduled event. 

 

JUNIOR VARSITY/FRESHMAN

If you want to participate in JV/Freshman basketball, you will be responsible for creating your schedule, official assignments, security etc.  All officials must pass a background check (TSSAA officials have passed a background check). 

 

INCLEMENT WEATHER

If a scheduled game is cancelled due to schools closing, please wait instructions from the MSCIAA office.  If schools are closed on the day of a meeting, the meeting will be rescheduled by the MSCIAA office. Schools will be notified of the rescheduled date.  When school is closed due to inclement weather, all games, practices, and team events are cancelled. 

 

SECURITY PERSONNEL

Security personnel will be assigned to high school games upon written request of the school principals involved. The written request must be submitted to the MSCS Security Division office one week prior to the contest. The security personnel will report and be responsible to the principal who made the request. Security must be notified of any changes in the schedule. Schools hosting classics, tournaments, etc…must notify security, MSCS security (416-5773). Saturday tournaments/classics must be in Facilitron.

 

SCORING AND TIMING

Home teams must provide responsible adults to be in charge of scoring and timing at each scheduled game.

PLEASE NOTE: High Schools not providing responsible adults for scoring and timing will FORFEIT the game and will not be reimbursed for paying the officials

All scores must be recorded in rschooltoday by noon following each contest.  Contact your athletic director for your login.Instructions for entering scores are can be found here: Instructions for entering scores

Reporting scores is the responsibility of the home team, but away teams should record scores if the home teams fails to do so. 

ASSIGNING OFFICIALS FEES

Officials should call the home school’s financial secretary by noon on the day of the game. If they fail to do so, please call the assigning agent immediately!  Also, all coaches will be assigned an Arbiter login and will be able to check officials’ assignments for every game. 

PLEASE NOTE: Shelby Metro Basketball Association officials must be used for all high school games.

The official’s assigning agent is Bill Arata (phone: (901) 857-6801). Official’s fees are negotiated by the TSSAA and are as follows:  All MSCIAA Schools will be using three officials for all games unless availability limits to two officials.

 

Two Officials

Three Officials

1 game-$90.00 each

1 game-$80.00 each

2 games-$120.00 each

2 games-$110.00 each

ELIGIBILITY LIST

Student-athletes (Varsity, Junior Varsity, & Freshman Teams) must be listed on their school’s TSSAA eligibility roster.

 

MSCIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

All schools will save 1 game for the MSCIAA Championship. The head coach or a school representative must be present for the championship meeting to be held February 9th at 4:00 pm on Teams.  Last date for games to count for the MSCIAA Championship is February 6th

 

MSCIAA CHAMPIONSHIP SELECTION

Class A Championship:  #1 District 15A vs. #1 District 16A

Class AA Championship:  District 14AA, District 15AA, District 16AA

            AA tie break

            1st the best district record from 14AA, 15AA, and 16AA will be selected

            2nd next Head to Head record will be used to determine a winner

            3rd if no head to head record exists or if there is a tie, records against all teams in their class

            4th if there is a tie, then overall record

            5th if there still is a tie, then coin toss

 

Class AAA Championship:  #1 District 15AAA vs. #1 District 16AAA

Class AAAA Championships: #1 District 15AAAA vs. #1 District 16AAAA

MSCIAA Championship Tie Breaking Procedure

             a. Head-to-Head competition in league play. If teams have played each other during the season, the outcome of these games will resolve the tie.

b. If a tie remains after (a), the tiebreaker will be determined by how teams have done against the next highest seeded teams in their respective league: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.

c. If the tie remains after (a) and (b), the overall win-loss record against teams within that classification will be used to break the tie. This only includes games played in your classification with member teams of TSSAA.

d. If the tie remains after (a), (b), and (c), the best overall record will be used to break the tie. The best overall record includes games and tournaments with all teams associated with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Scheduled games must be on an Official MSCIAA Schedule to count for championship purposes.

e. If a tie remains, a coin will be tossed. A draw will be used to determine who will call the coin toss

 

Post Season Tournament Locations

Tournament

Host School

Administrator

Dates

District 15A

 

 

 

District 16A

 

 

 

District 14AA

 

 

 

District 15AA

 

 

 

District 16AA

 

 

 

District 15AAA

 

 

 

District 16AAA

 

 

 

District 15AAAA

 

 

 

District 16AAAA

 

 

 

Tournament

Host School

Administrator

Dates

Region 8A

 

 

 

Region 7AA

 

 

 

Region 8AA

 

 

 

Region 8AAA

 

 

 

Region 8AAAA

 

 

 

 

TSSAA 2021-2023 District Alignments

Region 8

Region 7

Region 8

District 15A

District 16A

District 14AA

District 15AA

District 16AA

BTW

Bluff City

Douglass

Crosstown

Fairley

Compass-Midtown

City University

MLK Prep

Freedom Prep

Hillcrest

MASE

MSE-Winchester

MBA

KIPP Collegiate

Oakhaven

Middle College

Westwood

Memphis RISE

Manassas

PCA

Soulsville

MSE-Cordova

Trezevant

Mitchell

Sheffield

 

Lakeland Prep

 

 

 

 

Region 8

Region 8

District 15AAA

District 16 AAA

District 15AAAA

District 16AAAA

Bolton

Hamilton

Cordova

Kingsbury

Craigmont

Kirby

Germantown

Central

Raleigh-Egypt

Melrose

Southwind

East

Millington

Ridgeway

Arlington

Overton

Fayette-Ware

Wooddale

Bartlett

White Station

 

 

Collierville

Whitehaven

 

 

Houston

 


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