As with the pros, television has made college basketball available on many channels, all season long, with more money involved every year.
In the 1995-1996 season, the team finished 72-10, another NBA record.
A labor dispute in late 1998 delayed and shortened the 1998–99 season, but the sport weathered that bout of labor strife.
In Iowa the girls' game even superceded the boys' in popularity, despite its adherence to the divided court system until the 1993-1994 season
There is currently no national tournament to determine a national high school champion.[source]
Worldwide, basketball tournaments are held for boys and girls of all age levels. [source]
Partially spurred by an association with cheating, the NIT lost support to the NCAA tournament. [source]
The NCAA championship tournament, once secondary to the NIT, grew enormously from the 1960s into the 1990
High school play became particularly intense in certain regions of the country, such as Indiana and Kentucky, where the game took precedence in the sporting culture as it fostered communal pride and identity. [source]
Adolph Rupp, who played under Phog Allen, also coached the first of his many talented teams at Kentucky in that decade