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016 – J.D. Collins NCAA National Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officiating

J.D. Collins NCAA National Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officiating joins us to discuss this year’s six areas of emphasis related to “freedom of movement.” They are:

  • Hand checking/body bumping the ball-handler
  • Screening
  • Freedom of movement for cutters
  • Offense-initiated contact on legal defenders
  • Physical post play
  • Rebounding

For more information, check out these links:

USA Today (November 30, 2016) – College Basketball Rules Will Again Emphasize Reducing Physicality

USA Today (May 5, 2015) – J.D. Collins Named Coordinator of College Basketball Officiating

For another great podcast interview with J.D., check out:

37 the Podcast – S2 Ep 18: J.D. Collins – Leading from NCAA Officiating and Conflict

 

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