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Rule 6-2

RULE 6 - SECTION 2
STARTING GAME/QUARTER/EXTRA PERIOD

ART. 1 . . . The game, quarter and each extra period begins when the ball becomes live as specified in 6-1-2 for a jump ball, throw-in or free throw.

ART. 2 . . . To start the game and each extra period, the ball must be put in play in the center restraining circle by a jump ball between any two opponents.

ART. 3 . . . To start the second, third and fourth quarters, the ball must be put in play by a throw-in under the alternating-possession procedure.

Source: NFHS Basketball Rules Book 2019-2020

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