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NCAA rules committee recommends reducing shot clock to 30 seconds
NCAA rules committee recommends reducing shot clock to 30 seconds

In an anticipated decision, the NCAA men's basketball rules committee recommended Friday that the shot clock be reduced from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. A move to a shorter shot clock would probably help speed up the game and increase scoring, which has seen a significant drop in recent years. Scoring in men's college basketball hit an all-time low in 2012-13 when teams averaged 67.5 points per game. Last season, teams fared only a fraction of a point better at 67.6 points per game. “The committee has taken significant steps to reverse the trends in the sport that are concerning to the men’s college basketball world,” said Rick Byrd,...

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