Play Ball

Clock Function

  • 1st half:  20 minutes
    • Clock stops only for timeouts (runs during free throws & out-of-bounds)
  • Half-time:  3 minutes
    • Short break for water, etc.
  • 2nd half:  20 minutes
    • Clock stops only for timeouts during first 18 minutes, same as 1st half
    • Last 2 minutes of the game, clock stops during all dead balls (timeout, basket, out-of-bounds)
      • Exception:  If the point delta is greater than 15 points, clock does not stop
  • Overtime:  2 minutes (if needed)
  • 2nd OT:  2 minutes (if needed)
  • 3rd OT:  Free Throw Shootout (if needed)

Timeouts

  • Each team has 2 timeouts per half.  45 seconds each.
  • Only 1 timeout in each OT, also 45 seconds.



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