The following are the official rules
governing Intramural Basketball at Onondaga Community College, and are based on
the Official NABA (National
Amateur Basketball Association) Rule Book.
The game will be played on one half of a regulation sized
All games will be played using a
full size (men‘s) basketball. External basketballs will not be allowed for
We ask that all participants arrive
with proper attire and shirts will need to be left on throughout the entire
Each team will play at least three (3) games. Teams will shoot to decide which team gets
possession first. The games will be
played by alternating possessions after a basket is made, not “make it, take it.”
Individual players are responsible
for calling their own fouls (a teammate cannot call a foul for another).
The games will consist of 15 minutes
of play or whichever team reaches 15 points first will be the winner.
a 12 team tournament, 8 will make the playoffs. For an 8 team tournament all 8
will make the playoffs. It will be a single elimination playoff situation and
the bracket seeds are based on your record in the first three (3) games. Tie
breakers will go to points against.
Rules will be enforced primarily by
the "honor system". Players will be expected to rule whether or not a
hit was legal or whether they were legally eliminated. All contests will be
supervised by a court monitor. The court monitor’s responsibility will be to
rule on any situation in which teams cannot agree. THE COURT MONITOR’S DECISION
IS FINAL – NO EXCEPTIONS.
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