2018-19 NJB Winter League

PLAYING RULES

Boys Division 1-   Games will follow High School rules.

Girls Division  1-   Games will follow High School rules.

Boys Division 2-   Games will follow High School rules.              

EXCEPTIONS:  

1-  All games will consist of (4) 10 minute periods with Running Clock.

2-  Stop clock on all shooting fouls.

3-  The clock will stop during the last (2) minutes of the game; if point difference is less than 10 points.

4-  Half-time will be (3) minutes in duration.

5-  Each time will be allowed (3) full time-outs during game.  1 time out only during each overtime period.

6-  Teams will shoot one & one bonus on the 10th team foul in each half.

Teams may agree on using a brown basketball for games.

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Girls Division  2-  Games will follow the NJB Rule Book

Boys Division 3-  Games will follow the NJB Rule Book

Girls Division  3-  Games will follow the NJB Rule Book

Boys Division 4-  Games will follow the NJB Rule Book

Teams will use the NJB basketball for games.

-Mercy Rule for All Divisions-

   If a team has a 20 point lead during the 2nd half, the mercy rule will go into effect.  The scorekeepers will notify referees of the 20 point lead.  The leading team will not be allowed to employ a full court press but may defend at half-court.  The clock will become a running clock, except for time-outs, until the point difference is 10 points or less.  The clock will become a regular clock if the point difference reaches 10 points or less.