GAME RULES

Game Rules:

  • 18 minute halves with running clock
  • Stop clock for the last 2 minutes of each half.
  • Four 30 second timeouts per game; one additional 30 sec time out for each OT.
  • 3 minute halftime and up to 5 minutes between games for warm-up. This can be modified if games are running behind schedule.
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  • Games will start no earlier than 5 minutes before scheduled start time if games are running ahead of schedule.
  • 2 minute overtime followed by 1 minute overtimes until winner is determined.
  • No pressing by a team that has a 30 point lead.
  • If a team is up by 20 points or more in the second half with 2 minutes or less on the clock, the clock will continue to run unless the lead slips below 20 points.
  • 10 minute grace period from start of game before forfeit is announced (tournament director's discretion based on conversations with coaches).
  • Any player or coach receiving two technical fouls in a game will be ejected from that game.
  • Any player ejected for fighting will be expelled from the tournament.
  • There will be two referees scheduled for each game.
 

Scorers:

NBAC Basketball will provide the clock operator/official scorekeeper. The official scorekeeper will keep track of score,

personal fouls, team fouls, time outs and possession (individual scores will not normally be kept). Teamsmay have their

own scorekeeper at the scorer's table to insure accuracy.

 

Tie Breaking Criteria:

1. Head to head competition.

2. Point differential. (vs all common teams 20 pts maximum per game).

3. Fewest points allowed. (vs all common teams).

4. Coin flip.