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Forum: Basketball Fri Mar 21, 2014, 09:20pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By Mark Dexter
In every NCAA game for which I've done the book,...

In every NCAA game for which I've done the book, a member of the SID staff gave us the roster (usually well before the 10 minute requirement), then one of the assistant coaches would give us the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 15, 2012, 08:14pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By Mark Dexter
I've met him a couple of times through basketball...

I've met him a couple of times through basketball (he was doing a lot of A-10 games when I was in college); always been a really nice guy.
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 15, 2012, 08:06pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By Mark Dexter
I'm still a fan of the Flagrant 1 vs. Flagrant 2...

I'm still a fan of the Flagrant 1 vs. Flagrant 2 debates that have been occurring all afternoon.
Forum: Basketball Thu Mar 15, 2012, 07:59pm
Replies: 113
Views: 6,776
Posted By Mark Dexter
Hey, guys. Haven't been on here in years, but...

Hey, guys. Haven't been on here in years, but when I saw the shot clock play, this board was my first thought. I remember posting a hypothetical a few years ago about an NFHS game with foul, whistle,...
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 14, 2010, 09:34pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Dexter
You would think that's the case, but somehow it...

You would think that's the case, but somehow it doesn't work.
Forum: Basketball Thu Jan 14, 2010, 09:22pm
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Mark Dexter
Never a good situation for anyone involved. ...

Never a good situation for anyone involved.

In your game, at least you didn't eject the head varsity coach from the JV game. (Which, BTW, I've never done, either - I ejected one from a freshman...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 13, 2010, 05:46pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By Mark Dexter
Since I've done so many years of clock/book at...

Since I've done so many years of clock/book at D-I games, I've picked up a lot of those refs' reporting habits - my signals aren't always the ones in the book, and I'll just describe what happened....
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 13, 2010, 05:44pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By Mark Dexter
Sounds a lot like the NBA 3/10ths rule - except...

Sounds a lot like the NBA 3/10ths rule - except the NBA ruling gives an actual guideline for what to do.
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 13, 2010, 05:38pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,979
Posted By Mark Dexter
Yup. My goal after a game is to get out...

Yup.


My goal after a game is to get out of there quick so I don't see it. Even if I saw it, no way I'm calling a T on this - even I'm not willing to pick that fight (with the coach or the...
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 11, 2010, 10:21pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,544
Posted By Mark Dexter
Still have to give him hell over the "first down,...

Still have to give him hell over the "first down, wait - the chains weren't fully stretched - okay, not actually a first down" play.
Forum: Basketball Mon Jan 11, 2010, 10:20pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By Mark Dexter
I've actually been told by some evaluators to not...

I've actually been told by some evaluators to not even verbalize what the foul is. If you go with the "by the book" calls, a coach can start arguing "that's not a hold!", etc., etc.
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 10, 2010, 08:37pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By Mark Dexter
Bigger question - if you're on the home team, why...

Bigger question - if you're on the home team, why bump the arm of someone who's aiming for your basket?
Forum: Basketball Sun Jan 10, 2010, 08:32pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By Mark Dexter
You working mafia league games nowadays,...

You working mafia league games nowadays, Jurassic? :p
Forum: Football Sun Jan 10, 2010, 08:24pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By Mark Dexter
NFL Alternate Officials

Hey, guys - haven't posted or visited here in a while, but it's playoff time, so we're all bound to have questions.

What I've been wondering: the alternate officials in NFL playoff games seem to...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 29, 2009, 09:05pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,030
Posted By Mark Dexter
As long as others are contributing, let me toss...

As long as others are contributing, let me toss this one out there:

"that was a good piece of officiating"

(end rant)
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 29, 2009, 08:58pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,363
Posted By Mark Dexter
I never got selected for a state final, BillyMac,...

I never got selected for a state final, BillyMac, so there's clearly still something wrong with the system. :p

(J/K - my board keeps getting a bunch of assignments, and everyone I know on the list...
Forum: Basketball Sun Mar 29, 2009, 01:23pm
Replies: 208
Views: 11,471
Posted By Mark Dexter
I've watched the play about a half-dozen times...

I've watched the play about a half-dozen times now and still don't see any contact between Blue 15 and White 2. When I look closely, I see B15's right foot hitting the back of his left calf, his...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 28, 2009, 10:29pm
Replies: 208
Views: 11,471
Posted By Mark Dexter
That would be great except for 4-29-2: "A...

That would be great except for 4-29-2: "A personal foul shall be a foul committed by a player that involves illegal contact with an opponent while the ball is live."

Watching this play a few times...
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 28, 2009, 09:11am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mark Dexter
Bingo. As an example, I've worked at two...

Bingo.

As an example, I've worked at two different D-I schools, each of which has the shot clock set to automatically turn off when there is less time on the game clock than on the shot clock. At...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 17, 2009, 09:16pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By Mark Dexter
Most likely the member of the Men's Basketball...

Most likely the member of the Men's Basketball Committee assigned to the site.
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 17, 2009, 09:14pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By Mark Dexter
Not sure if the men's tourney works this way, but...

Not sure if the men's tourney works this way, but for the women's last year, all 4 Rs from the first round games went on to work on a second round game, plus 2 Us who got selected, along with one...
Forum: Basketball Tue Mar 17, 2009, 09:11pm
Replies: 80
Views: 7,565
Posted By Mark Dexter
Shouldn't our group's tiebreaker be something...

Shouldn't our group's tiebreaker be something like total number of Ts called in the entire tourney?
Forum: Basketball Sat Mar 07, 2009, 06:29pm
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Mark Dexter
Anyone See This Before?

Crush of fans breaks scorekeeper's computer, leads to scoring error in Cornell-Penn - ESPN (http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/news/story?id=3960269)

Apparently, the final score had to be corrected...
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 26, 2008, 11:11am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By Mark Dexter
Unless your partner is Padgett!

Unless your partner is Padgett!
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 26, 2008, 07:37am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,379
Posted By Mark Dexter
Seems like you're right on this one - "Article 2"...

Seems like you're right on this one - "Article 2" technical fouls are also charged to the coach, while "Article 1" TFs are not.



Good call - I missed the "not" in the rulebook.
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