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Intramural Sports

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Basketball Rules

I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

A.     All the teams interested in participating must have one representative attend the mandatory captain's meeting.

B.     Rosters must be completed and submitted to the Intramural Coordinator prior to the specified deadline.

II. OFFICIALS

A.     Intramural Student Officials will be responsible for officiating the basketball games.  There will be a mandatory meeting to go over the rules.

B.     It is their responsibility to know and enforce the rules to maintain fair play.  Rules not specifically covered will be governed by NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association rules.

C.     Student Officials who fail to show up for scheduled games will forfeit their following game.

D.    PHYSICAL OR VERBAL ABUSE OF THE OFFICIALS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  ANYONE VIOLATING THIS RULE WILL BE EJECTED FROM THE GAME AND/OR SUSPENDED FROM THE LEAGUE.

III. TEAM MAKE UP

A.     Rosters shall consist of no more than ten (10) players.

B.     A minimum of four (4) players need to be present to avoid a forfeit.

C.     A person may only play for one team.

D.    ALL VARSITY BASKETBALL PLAYERS ARE INELIGIBLE TO PLAY IN THE LEAGUE.

E.    The bench is reserved for players only. No student-coaches, spectators, etc. allowed on the bench.

IV. RULES

A. Scoring

1.      1 point - Free Throws

2.      2 points - Inside Three Point Line

3.      3 points - Outside Three Point Line

B. Free Throws Awarded

1.      1 shot - Attempted shot made, after 7 fouls, player technical foul

2.      2 shots - Shot not made, intentional foul, bench technical

3.      3 shots - 3 point shot not made.

C.     The game will consist of two (2) twenty (20) minute halves of running time.  The clock will stop for all whistles during the last two minutes of each half.  If necessary, a five (5) minute overtime will be played.

D.    The double bonus will be awarded after ten (10) team fouls.

E.     NO HAND CHECKING IS PERMITTED.  NO GOAL TENDING OR BASKET INTERFERENCE. 

F.      Any player that accumulates a combination of five (5) personal or technical fouls will be removed from the game.

G.    Dunking is allowed during the game, but those who hang on the rim unnecessarily will be assessed a technical foul.  A second violation will lead to that player's ejection.

H.     The thirty-five (35) second shot clock will be used to prevent stalling.  The shot clock will reset on all whistles during the first eighteen (18) minutes of each half, due to the running time.

I.     Five (5) Minute Half-Time.  Three (3) One (1) minute time-outs per half.

J.     If at any point during a game a team is leading by twenty (20) points, they are not permitted to use “Full Court Press.”

V. Conduct

A.      Physical or verbal abuse of players or officials will not be tolerated.  If necessary, University Police will be notified.

B.      Excessive use of obscenities will lead to ejection and suspension.

C.      Any person ejected from a game cannot be substituted for.  The team will play a person down.

V. Illegal Equipment

A.      Jewelry, Hats, Bandanas, Boots, Casts, etc.    

VI. SCHEDULE

A.     The schedule will be distributed to captains and posted online.

B.     It is the team captain's responsibility to notify the Intramural Coordinator of any scheduling conflicts.

C.     Games must start within ten (10) minutes of the scheduled time.  If not, a forfeit will be awarded.  Two (2) forfeits by any one team will result in that team's removal from the league.

THE MERCY RULE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED WHEN A TEAM TRAILS BY MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE (25) POINTS WITH LESS THAN TEN (10) MINUTES TO GO IN THE GAME.

VII. DISPUTES

A.     All disputes should be settled at the time of the occurrence.  If this is not possible, the Intramural Coordinator will mediate the dispute.

B.     The Intramural Coordinator must be notified within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident.

 

 

Beau Bracchy
Intramural Coordinator
P:607-746-4604
Email: bracchbm@delhi.edu
Last Updated: 2/20/14