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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 09:53am
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I understand many of your abbreviations, but what is POI and others? Can anyone make a list for me?

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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 10:35am
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POI is point of interuption.
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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 11:54am
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I see acronyms/slang in many of the posts. What do they mean?

Leagues and Their Websites
NFHS, Fed, Federation : National Federation of State High School Associations, http://www.nfhs.org

NCAA : National Collegiate Athletic Association, http://www.ncaasports.com

NBA : National Basketball Association, http://www.nba.com

WNBA : Women’s National Basketball Association, http://www.wnba.com

NBDL : National Basketball Development League, http://www.nbdl.com

NAIA : National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, http://www.naia.org

FIBA : Fédération Internationale de Basketball, http://www.fiba.com


Divisions
V : Varsity

BV : Boys' Varsity

GV : Girls' Varsity

JV : Junior Varsity

BJV : Boys' Junior Varsity

GJV : Girls' Junior Varsity

FR : Freshman

D-I, D1 : NCAA Division 1

D-II, D2 : NCAA Division 2

D-III, D3 : NCAA Division 3

JUCO : Junior College or Community College


Officials
T : Trail

L : Lead

C : Center

R : Referee

U, U1, U2 : Umpires


Players
Ax : Team A player where x denotes a unique player

Bx : Team B player where x denotes a unique player


Areas of the Court
FC : Frontcourt

BC : Backcourt

SL : Sideline

EL : Endline

IB : Inbounds

OOB : Out of bounds

FRA : Foul Reporting Area


Violations
BI : Basket Interference

GT : Goaltending

O/B : Over and Back


Fouls
PC : Player Control

TC : Team Control

T : Technical

F : Flagrant

INT : Intentional

CF : Common Foul

DF : Double Foul

Whack : Technical Foul


General
POI : Point of Interruption

POE : Point of Emphasis

LGP : Legal Guarding Position

FT : Free Throw

FG : Field Goal

3FG : 3-Point Field Goal

OT : Overtime

TO : Timeout

Blarge : A case where at least one official signals a block and at least 1 official signals a PC

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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 12:36pm
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Common abbr. in posts

IOW - In other words
IIRC - If I recall correctly
OP - Original post/poster
IMHO - In my humble opinion
IMO - In my opinion
FWIW - For what it's worth
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What is frosh? Slang for freshman?
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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 01:10pm
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What is frosh? Slang for freshman?
Commonly, yes.
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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 02:15pm
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Thanks for This List! WOW!

Man, I didn't expect to get such a list(s)! Thanks so much!
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Old Sat Feb 25, 2006, 02:23pm
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Re: Thanks to JugglingReferee

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Originally posted by mplagrow
I see acronyms/slang in many of the posts. What do they mean?

Leagues and Their Websites
NFHS, Fed, Federation : National Federation of State High School Associations, http://www.nfhs.org

NCAA : National Collegiate Athletic Association, http://www.ncaasports.com

NBA : National Basketball Association, http://www.nba.com

WNBA : Women’s National Basketball Association, http://www.wnba.com

NBDL : National Basketball Development League, http://www.nbdl.com

NAIA : National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, http://www.naia.org

FIBA : Fédération Internationale de Basketball, http://www.fiba.com


Divisions
V : Varsity

BV : Boys' Varsity

GV : Girls' Varsity

JV : Junior Varsity

BJV : Boys' Junior Varsity

GJV : Girls' Junior Varsity

FR : Freshman

D-I, D1 : NCAA Division 1

D-II, D2 : NCAA Division 2

D-III, D3 : NCAA Division 3

JUCO : Junior College or Community College


Officials
T : Trail

L : Lead

C : Center

R : Referee

U, U1, U2 : Umpires


Players
Ax : Team A player where x denotes a unique player

Bx : Team B player where x denotes a unique player


Areas of the Court
FC : Frontcourt

BC : Backcourt

SL : Sideline

EL : Endline

IB : Inbounds

OOB : Out of bounds

FRA : Foul Reporting Area


Violations
BI : Basket Interference

GT : Goaltending

O/B : Over and Back


Fouls
PC : Player Control

TC : Team Control

T : Technical

F : Flagrant

INT : Intentional

CF : Common Foul

DF : Double Foul

Whack : Technical Foul


General
POI : Point of Interruption

POE : Point of Emphasis

LGP : Legal Guarding Position

FT : Free Throw

FG : Field Goal

3FG : 3-Point Field Goal

OT : Overtime

TO : Timeout

Blarge : A case where at least one official signals a block and at least 1 official signals a PC

HM : Howler Monkey

"Blarge : A case where at least one official signals a block and at least 1 official signals a PC"

Blarge means block/charge. Neither official will necessarily have a PC foul. The infraction on the offense could be, were it not for the blarge, a team control foul. No?
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