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Open Basketball

30 January 2024

UC RecCentre holds social sport competitions on campus during term time. Find out play ing open basketball at UC.

Rec Centre Play Mens Open Basketball
  • FIVE (5) players per team plus UNLIMITED subs
  • A minimum of 4 players must start the game, the 5th player must be on court within 5 minutes of game time
  • Teams must wear matching bibs (supplied by UC Rec & Sport)
  • Teams may register an unlimited number of players, only registered players are permitted to participate.


The Game


  • 12-minute halves, 2-minute half time (30-minute turn-around time)
  • Running clock games
  • No 24 sec. shot clock
  • 3, 5 and 8-second rules apply
  • Teams must be ready before the start of their game.


Normal FIBA Basketball rules apply, except for the following alterations:

  • Shooting fouls: If someone is fouled in the act of shooting, the attacking team will receive an automatic 2 points (or 3points) in place of shooting free throws. If someone is fouled in the act of shooting and the shot subsequently goes in then they will automatically receive 1 extra point.
  • Substitutions - Unlimited “flying” substitutions.



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