Monthly Archives: June 2004

A Sick Game?

My recent post about the effect of the proposed experimental rules on college basketball ignored something important. It ignored the context under which these changes are being considered. After all, if the balance between offense and defense is tilting towards the offense, then making a few changes to help the defense might be appropriate. The […]

About a month ago the NCAA announced the experimental rules that are to be used in exempt games this season. For the second consecutive season, the 3 point line will be moved back 9 inches to 20′ 6″ and the lane will be widened. (Although the lane won’t be the international-style trapezoid used last season, […]