Technical fouls proposed for players who flop in men’s basketball

By Greg Johnson, NCAAorg: The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee on Friday recommended officials assess technical fouls to players who fake being fouled, beginning in the 2021-22 season.

All rule proposals must be approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel, which is scheduled to discuss proposed men’s basketball rules changes June 3.

Committee members, who held a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting this week in Indianapolis, think adding the technical foul component is the next step in hopes of eliminating this tactic from the game.

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