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Rule 3-2

RULE 3 - SECTION 2
ROSTERS, STARTERS, NUMBERS

ART. 1 . . . At least 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time, each team must supply the official scorer with the name and number of each team member and designate the five starting players. Failure to comply results in a technical foul (see 10-1-1 Penalty).

ART. 2 . . . After the 10-minute time limit specified in Article 1, a team is charged with a maximum of one technical foul regardless of how many infractions of the following are committed (see 10-1-2 Penalty):

a. Changing a designated starter, unless necessitated by illness, injury, illegal equipment or apparel, etc., or to attempt a technical foul free throw.

b. Adding a name to the team member list.

c. Requiring the scorer to change a team member’s or player’s number in the scorebook.

d. Requiring a player to change to the number in the scorebook.

e. Having identical numbers on team members and/or players.

Source: NFHS Basketball Rules Book 2019-2020

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