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NFHS Case Play 6.4.1 Situation C

Following the jump between A1 and B1 to start the first quarter, the jump ball:
(a) is touched by A2 and it then goes out of bounds;
(b) is touched simultaneously by A2 and B2 and it then goes out of bounds;
(c) is simultaneously controlled by A2 and B2; or
(d) is caught by A1.

(a), Team B will have a throw-in. The alternating-possession procedure is established and the arrow is set toward A’s basket when a player of Team B has the ball for the throw-in. Team A will have the first opportunity to throw-in when the procedure is used. In
(b) and
(c), A2 and B2 will jump in the center restraining circle regardless of where the ball went out or where the held ball occurred. In
(d), Team B will have a throw-in because of the violation and the arrow for the alternating-possession will be pointed towards Team A’s basket.

NFHS Rules Reference:

(4-12-1; 4-28-1)


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