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Coaches give new free-throw rules a shot

Basketball enthusiasts may notice one rule change when regular-season play begins tonight.

The one and one is done.

Instead, the bonus - two free throws - will be awarded for common fouls committed when a team is in the bonus.

A second change is that teams will be in bonus once the opponent commits five fouls in a quarter.

Fouls reset each quarter.

Summerland boys' basketball coach Brett Kaczor said he likes the change.

"It's going to take some time to really get used to shooting two free throws on the fifth foul of each quarter, but I think it's for the better. It's going to force teams to pl...

 

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