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Podcast: Does Iowa high school basketball need a shot clock?

West Des Moines Valley players celebrate after beating Pleasant Valley on a last-second shot after holding the ball for the entire second-overtime period in last March's Class 4A state semifinals. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)
West Des Moines Valley players celebrate after beating Pleasant Valley on a last-second shot after holding the ball for the entire second-overtime period in last March's Class 4A state semifinals. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)

The debate comes up about every winter.

Is a shot clock needed in Iowa high school basketball?

As part of the first Iowa Prep Sports podcast of 2017, The Gazette’s Jeff Johnson and Jeff Linder debate that (23:30), plus preview Rivalry Saturday (0:56), discuss Linn-Mar’s hire of Paul James as football coach (9:33), and more.

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