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Old Thu Jun 15, 2017, 12:44pm
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Originally Posted by BillyMac View Post
Here in my little corner of Connecticut, and in Connecticut overall, this continues to be a major problem. To many high school officials "on the floor" indicates that the shooting hasn't started. We've got many girls, and a few boys, that shoot an old fashioned set shot from behind the three point line, with both feet "on the floor".
When training new officials I tell them 3 phrases that are to be eliminated from their vocabulary....."on the floor", "over the back" and "reaching in" and give them the correct reasoning and rules references for situations where these trite phrases may be invoked
Too bad these unsavory terms persist with some supposedly experienced officials.
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