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Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 02, 2012, 05:28pm
Replies: 24
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Which is exactly why replay was instituted in the...

Which is exactly why replay was instituted in the first place - based on the premise that there are some things that are beyond judgement in that they are fact. In the absence of replay at the HS...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 02, 2012, 05:13pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By slow whistle
You are completely ignoring reason. Of course...

You are completely ignoring reason. Of course there is a point where a fact turns grey and then becomes a judgement call, but it is also true that there is a point when a fact is a fact. If we...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 02, 2012, 04:15pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By slow whistle
I disagree with this. Do you "judge" that the...

I disagree with this. Do you "judge" that the sun comes up each day? You can't compare stepping on a line during action to this situation - the question is not even one of judging whether or not...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 31, 2012, 04:14pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,036
Posted By slow whistle
Don't have all the details, but I heard that the...

Don't have all the details, but I heard that the girl shot, got fouled, and her teammate picked up the ball and threw it up "just for fun" and it went in and they scored it. Not sure of the fallout...
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 14, 2011, 01:21pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,854
Posted By slow whistle
Yeah I love that - what mechanism exactly does an...

Yeah I love that - what mechanism exactly does an official have to punish an assistant coach other than a T? Report to the state? Sorry coach you made your bed, you are the one who should be...
Forum: Basketball Wed Dec 14, 2011, 01:19pm
Replies: 48
Views: 4,854
Posted By slow whistle
They didn't grant it because the assistant was...

They didn't grant it because the assistant was requesting the TO. Bit of background, this assistant is a former state champion head coach who retired and moved to Zion in an assistant role - teamed...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2011, 10:31am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By slow whistle
This was neutral site - home team was just the...

This was neutral site - home team was just the team wearing white. My question is more to responsibility and GWR raises the point - at what point do we as officials vs. the coaches/teams bear the...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2011, 10:12am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By slow whistle
Call what? Call a forearm barely if at all...

Call what? Call a forearm barely if at all touching the hip of the dribbler who is not being impeded at all (the first time he chirped I was between him and his ball handler so he didn't even see...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2011, 09:57am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,158
Posted By slow whistle
2 for 2

Had my first post-season assignment as "R" the other night on the girls side. We are in the locker room, finish our pre-game with approx 20 mins to go on the locker room clock before the tip so we...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 14, 2011, 09:56am
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By slow whistle
Thanks Bob - that was the logical answer, just...

Thanks Bob - that was the logical answer, just wanted to be sure.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 13, 2011, 10:48pm
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By slow whistle
Head coach's rule

Head coach goes to table to request time-out for the purpose of correcting a correctable error per 5-8-4. If error is deemed to be not correctable, coach is charged with a full (or 30 second if no...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 07, 2011, 04:41pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By slow whistle
What if A1 makes an AP throw-in that lodges...

What if A1 makes an AP throw-in that lodges between the rim & backboard. Ball not legally touched, do they lose the arrow? (NFHS)
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 05, 2011, 10:28am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By slow whistle
I don't recall exactly where we were, we were...

I don't recall exactly where we were, we were walking toward the center circle, but to your point good suggestion to stay as far back as possible. At this point his team was walking off right after...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 05, 2011, 09:59am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By slow whistle
coach tech

Looking for opinions on the correct way to handle this. GV game, end of half there is a frantic scramble under the basket and a girl gets a half hearted attempt off before the buzzer, but it is from...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 14, 2010, 04:53pm
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By slow whistle
+1

+1
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 14, 2010, 04:09pm
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By slow whistle
This is such a tough one - can you think of...

This is such a tough one - can you think of another play that could in theory range from a block on the defense to an intentional foul on the offense based on such a thin level of judgement? ...
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 13, 2010, 12:07pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By slow whistle
Ok I'll bite, what am I missing here? The...

Ok I'll bite, what am I missing here? The terminology comes right out of the NF, I'm not making it up! I didn't say he was wearing it on the baseline!
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 13, 2010, 09:36am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By slow whistle
Uh oh did I just walk into something?

Uh oh did I just walk into something?
Forum: Basketball Mon Dec 13, 2010, 09:14am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By slow whistle
Face Mask

Looking for opinions on the editorial change re: face masks (3-5-2). It states that face masks must be worn "molded to the face". Sat night BV we had a player who had a face mask that was molded,...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 10, 2010, 11:42am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By slow whistle
ha ha exactly! nice to meet you pot, my name's...

ha ha exactly! nice to meet you pot, my name's kettle!
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 10, 2010, 10:17am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,342
Posted By slow whistle
Agree with this completely - which is likely what...

Agree with this completely - which is likely what happened in the OP.
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 10, 2010, 10:00am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,342
Posted By slow whistle
I would go with 4-19 since an eye poke is illegal...

I would go with 4-19 since an eye poke is illegal contact which hinders an opponent from performing normal offensive & defensive movements.

I think I see your point - by asking "why" you are...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 10, 2010, 09:46am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,342
Posted By slow whistle
Agreed, this is why I'm saying that the "why"...

Agreed, this is why I'm saying that the "why" doesn't matter to me - if he did it intentionally or unintentionally I still have a foul. My guess without seeing the play is that the covering official...
Forum: Basketball Fri Dec 10, 2010, 12:37am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,342
Posted By slow whistle
Can you expand on your view on this? While I...

Can you expand on your view on this? While I agree that players have faked being poked in the eye before, if I am sure that I see someone get poked I have a foul in NF regardless of "why" they were...
Forum: Basketball Wed Nov 17, 2010, 09:39am
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By slow whistle
I agree with this completely, but again just...

I agree with this completely, but again just following custom in our area. I have also used the open hand, although it seems redundant to use the stop clock signal when the clock is already stopped...
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