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3-on-3 Basketball


3-on-3 Basketball is a Tier 1 event. Competition begins as a round-robin within each battalion.


Desired roster size is five (5) players. Two (2) players are required to avoid a forfeit. One player from each team is designated as the team captain before the start of play.


Start time is forfeit time: there is no grace period for players to arrive late. Two (2) game forfeits disqualify a team from further play.

Each basket is worth one (1) point, and each game has a maximum time limit of 30 minutes. Games are played to (15) points; a 2-point margin is required. The winner is declared with either a 2-point margin or first to score (20) points.

After a point is scored, the ball goes to the scored-upon team, i.e., do not play make it, take it.

Following any loss of possession, the team gaining control initiates its scoring attempt from a point behind an imaginary line parallel to the baseline and tangent to the free-throw circle, i.e., take it back behind the 3-point circle.

There are no free throws. There are no jump balls.

Each team is entitled to two 1-minute time-outs.

A coin toss determines the first possession of the game. In the event of a ball tie-up, possession will alternate.

While an intramural staff member will supervise all play, the offensive team calls fouls during preliminary rounds. Semifinal and final games will be officiated by athletic officers and/or intramural staff.

Any player charged with three (3) personal fouls is disqualified from the game. The NCAA governs all other rules.

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