Double Foul

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35.1 Definition

35.1.1 A double foul is a situation in which two (2) opponents commit personal fouls against each other at approximately the same time.

35.2 Penalty

A personal foul shall be charged against each offender. No free throws shall be awarded and the game shall be resumed as follows:

If at approximately the same time as the double foul

  • A valid field goal, or a last or only free throw is scored, the ball shall be awarded to the non-scoring team for a throw-in at any place at the endline.
  • A team had control of the ball or was entitled to the ball, the ball shall be awarded to this team for a throw-in at the place nearest to the infraction.
  • Neither team had control of the ball nor was entitled to the ball, a jump ball situation occurs