Rules Interpreter

  • Basketball Rules Changes – 2017-18

    Basketball Rules Changes – 2017-18

    By NFHS on June 26, 2017 2-9-1: When a foul occurs, an official shall signal the timer to stop the clock. The official shall verbally inform the offender, then with finger(s) of two hands, indicate to the scorer the number of the offender and the number of free throws. Rationale: […]

     
  • Basketball Comments on the Rules – 2017-18

    Basketball Comments on the Rules – 2017-18

    By NFHS on June 02, 2017 Officials to use two hands when reporting fouls (2-9-1): Officials will now use two hands to indicate to the scorer the number of the offender. The right hand of the official will give the tens and the left hand of the official will give […]

     
  • Basketball Points of Emphasis – 2017-18

    Basketball Points of Emphasis – 2017-18

    By NFHS on June 02, 2017 Equipment worn on head for medical or religious reason. Specific procedures have been established for allowing a head covering to be worn for medical or religious reasons. A player who is required to wear a head covering for medical or religious reasons must provide […]

     
  • 2017-2018 HS Basketball Rule Changes

    2017-2018 HS Basketball Rule Changes

    Rule changes for the 2017-18 season. Effective with the 2017-18 high school basketball season, play will be stopped and an official warning will be given to the head coach – and recorded in the scorebook – for misconduct by the coach or other bench personnel unless the offense is judged to […]

     
  • 25 Misunderstood Rules in High School Basketball

    25 Misunderstood Rules in High School Basketball

    by Joe Quinn-BCBOA Official 1. There is no 3-second count between the release of a shot and the control of a rebound, at which time a new count starts. Comment: We officials know this, however…….. 2. A player can go out of bounds, and return inbounds and be the first […]

     
  • Dave Dunning: 15-16 Rules Exam Tips‏

    Dave Dunning: 15-16 Rules Exam Tips‏

    From: Dave Dunning, BCAA/BCBOA Rules Interpreter The 15-16 on-line, open-book basketball began over the weekend and for those of you who did not jump in, feet first, and take the test the first minute it was available(it will still be there all week), here are some helpful tips for taking […]

     
  • Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-10) Final Tip for 14-15 season

    Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-10) Final Tip for 14-15 season

    From: Dave Dunning, Interpreter 1. A-3 leaves the floor to attempt a 3-pt try. Just before the ball leaves A-3’s hand, A-5 commits an illegal screen foul away from the try. A-3’s try is successful. The officials huddle and the Referee declares A-3’s goal shall count as A-3 was in […]

     
  • Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-9, 14-15 season)

    Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-9, 14-15 season)

    From: Dave Dunning, Interpreter 1.  B-12 has a designated-spot throw-in near A’s basket. Upon receiving the ball from the official, B-12 takes three steps directly backward and releases the ball towards the court. A-7, on the inbounds side of the boundary, reaches across the end-line and secures the ball. The […]

     
  • Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-8, 14-15 season)

    Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-8, 14-15 season)

    From: Dave Dunning, Interpreter 1. During pregame warm-ups, both team members are slapping the backboard after shooting lay-ups. U-1 and U-2 let warm-ups continue without informing the Referee. Was this proper procedure? YES! There is no prohibition for slapping the backboard during warm-ups. 2.  While A-3 is dribbling in his/her […]

     
  • Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-7, 14-15 season)

    Dave Dunning Rules Tips (part-7, 14-15 season)

    From: Dave Dunning, Interpreter 1.  Fourty seconds into the first quarter, two officials notice three Team A players on the court with illegal uniforms-two with illegal numbers and one with an illegal memorial patch. The officials huddle together and the Referee orders technical fouls on each player and one indirect […]