Intramural Basketball

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IM Basketball League

Schedule/ Standings / Teams

Basketball-specific Rules

  1. Rosters are limited to 12 players with a ratio of 8 men and 4 women.
  2. 5 players shall constitute a team. Minimum starting ratio is 3 men and 1 woman. No more than 3 men can be on the court at a time. At the outset of play, no team shall have fewer than 4 players.
  3. Mercy rule: Any game will end when one team is up 35 points.
  4. Game regulation time will be two 20 minute periods, with a running clock and the last 2 minutes of each half with a stopped clock on every dead ball. A 3 minute half time. Each team will be allowed two “30 second" timeouts per half. The clock will stop for injuries.
  5. In case of a tie game a three minute overtime period, with running clock, will be played to break the tie. No additional timeouts will be allowed in overtime.
  6. A woman scoring will count 3 points. If a woman is fouled, one additional point is also awarded to her team.
  7. Substitutions may be made at any time the ball is dead, i.e., timeouts, fouls, violations, or after a successful free throw. Substitutes must catch the official’s attention and be beckoned on the court.
  8. A 1-and-1 foul shot will be awarded to the opposing team once five team fouls have been committed against them.
  9. A free throw must be attempted 5 seconds from the time the ball is at the disposal of the shooter.
  10. There are no regulation 3 point goals awarded.
  11. Officials may call a technical foul not only for unsportsmanlike conduct, but also for delay of game. This is an automatic two points and possession of the ball.
  12. All Referee calls are final.

The UAA IM Basketball League also abides by all general Rules for Intramural and Club Sports.