5 ON 5 BASKETBALL RULES - UW-Milwaukee
5 ON 5 BASKETBALL RULES University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Intramural Sports Updated 10/12 Department of Recreational Sports & Facilities, 229-6433 SUBJECT RULE 1.) Official Rules All WIAA and NFHS are in effect for IM games with some exceptions, which will be noted. 2.) Players At least 4 players must start the game. 3.) Pre-Game Team captains should have their teams signed in 10 minutes before each game. Teams may warm-up and stretch at this time. There is a two minute grace period from when the game is scheduled to begin. Official time is always kept by the supervisor. If the minimum players are not present at the end of the two minute grace period, the team will forfeit the game. 4.) Substitutions Substitutions must be made during any dead ball situation. Notify the referee before entering. Do not come in before referee signals you to enter. *Substitutions during free-throws will only occur after the first shot or if second shot is made for shooter. 5.) Length of Game Two twenty minute halves with a two minute half-time. Overtime will reset the clock to 3-minutes, stopping for dead balls. 6.) The Clock The clock will stop only during any dead ball situations in the last two minutes of each half. 7.) Free Throws Bonus will be awarded on the 7th team foul. All foul shots will be worth one point. On the tenth foul and there after a super bonus will be awarded (two free throws automatically). 8.) Half-court Rule (Men Only) A team will only be allowed 8 seconds to get the ball past half-court(NBA rule), women have 10 seconds to pass half-court. 9.) Time Outs Each team will be allowed three time-outs per game, one minute in length and (two) 20 second time-outs. The official can call an injury time-out without it being assessed to either team. The injured player must come out of the game and may not re-enter until the next dead ball situation.