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Old Sat Feb 14, 2015, 05:59pm
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What is the purpose of the back court violation/rule?
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To keep the game in the front court.
In the days before a shot clock, the team with the ball would have had a much easier time running out the clock if they had the entire court to work with. Imagine 4-corners being played with the entire court. The defense wouldn't have had much of a change to steal the ball.
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Old Sat Feb 14, 2015, 07:24pm
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Originally Posted by HawkeyeCubP View Post
How is this legal in NCAA-W, then? The BC rules are exactly the same between M and W, to my knowledge.

I know am responding late to this particular post, but HawkeyeCubP, I can only guess that you are not married, .

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Old Mon Feb 16, 2015, 02:37pm
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Originally Posted by UK51 View Post
What is the purpose of the back court violation/rule?
It long precedes the shot clock as a way of preventing a team from using the full court to endlessly stall and giving the defense a fair chance to force a turnover.
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