Basketball Rules Changes 2017 – 2018
Basketball rules changes 2017 for NFHS National Federation of High Schools
1-13-2: The coaching box shall be outlined outside the court on which the scorer’s and timer’s table and team benches are located. The area shall be bounded by a line drawn 28 feet from the end line toward the division line.
2-9-1: 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 the free throws.
3-4-1d: There are restrictions on what identifying names may be placed in this area. (3-4-4) 3-4-4: Identifying name(s) shall adhere to the following: a. If used, lettering with school name, school’s nickname, school logo, player’s name and/or abbreviation of the official school name shall be placed horizontally on the jersey. b. The panel in the shoulder area of the jersey on the back may be used for placing an identifying name as well.
4-48: A warning to a head coach/bench personnel for misconduct is an administrative procedure by an official, which is recorded in the scorebook by the scorer and reported to the head coach.
ART. 1 . . . For conduct, such as that described in Rule 10-5, Article 1 (a, b, d, e, f), 2, 4, the official shall warn the head coach unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed. NOTE: A warning is not required prior to calling a technical foul.
ART. 2 . . . For the first violation of Rule 10-6-1, the official shall warn the head coach unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed. NOTE: A warning is not required prior to calling a technical foul
NFHS. Each year the rules book is changed. Here are the changes for 2017.
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