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Rule 4-35

RULE 4 - SECTION 35
PLAYER LOCATION

ART. 1 . . . The location of a player or non-player is determined by where the person is touching the floor as far as being:

a. Inbounds or out-of-bounds.
b. In the frontcourt or backcourt.
c. Outside (behind/beyond) or inside the three-point field-goal line.

ART. 2 . . . When a player is touching the backcourt, out of bounds or the three-point line, the player is located in backcourt, out of bounds or inside the three-point line, respectively.

ART. 3 . . . The location of an airborne player with reference to the three factors of Article 1 is the same as at the time such player was last in contact with the floor or an extension of the floor, such as a bleacher.

Source: NFHS Basketball Rules Book 2019-2020

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