Timeout rule change is much ado about nothing
Fran Fraschilla doesn't like the coming rule change that prohibits calling timeout while falling out of bounds.
Originally Published: May 26, 2006By Fran Fraschilla | Special to ESPN Insider
- The game of college basketball is generally in good shape from a rules standpoint, but I don't agree with the coming change prohibiting a player from calling an airborne timeout while going out of bounds. This play is much ado about nothing. Unfortunately, I saw this rules change coming last season. In fact, objection to this play, in my mind, has been spurred most by my vocal brethren in the broadcasting booth. They have expounded on this subject ad nauseum and, in my opinion, have affected a good play in the game.
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