I. Time and scorer: The timer must be an adult. The scorer
may be a student.
II. Starting times: Frosh/Soph games start at 4:00 p.m. JV games
are to start at 5:30 p.m.
Varsity games are to begin 7:00 p.m. or fifteen minutes after the end
of the JV
III. Officials: Games other than varsity will be played with one
official of only one shows up. Refer to TVL Constitution-General
IV. Warm Up: Any practice preceding a contest is to terminate
twenty (20) minutes before the contest to allow for pre-game warm up.
V. Home team shall provide warm up basketballs for the boy’s games
VI. Official Basketball: A CIF approved basketball must be used.
VII. Awards: Refer to TVL Constitution—Financial Section-III
VIII. Half Time Shooting: There will be no shooting by spectators
during half time. Only players participating in the current game
IX. Basketball Mercy Rule: Frosh/Soph, JV, and Varsity boys and
girls: If one team leads by 40 or more points at any point in the game,
there will be a “running clock”. The clock will continue to be a
“running clock” throughout the remainder of the game.
X. League teams shall participate as per Sac Joaquin Section
Article 5. General Rules 504 Season of Sport
"Limited Period" dates vary from year to year.
XI. All League selection process for Boys Basketball:
A. All League meeting date is usually one week
following the last league game. Location to be determined by
B. There is no limit on the number of nominees
from each school.
C. Coaches are to fax nominee(s) with stats to each
coach in the league for review 3 days prior to the meeting. Rep
will send out nomination forms with fax numbers for each coach.
Voting Procedures: 12 awards (Most Valuable
Player, Most Outstanding Player, 10 All League Selections)
1. MVP selected by the league
champion. Most Outstanding Player: Top vote recipient from the all
2. Selection of the top 11:
Each school votes for the candidates awarding eleven (11) points, to
the one they consider the best; 10 for the next, etc.
3. Point totals are tallied,
putting the players in order. The athletes with the highest
eleven point totals are selected All League. The highest point
total will be
awarded the MOP award and the other ten will be All League.
4. Each subsequent nominee who
receives at least one vote is selected to the honorable mention list.
5. Schools may not vote for their
Coach of the
Year: The Coach of the Year is voted by secret ballot.
XII. TVL basketball tie breaker procedure to determine seeding order to
1. The greatest number of wins within the tie.
(head to head)
2. The greatest number of wins versus teams
finishing above the tie.
3. The greatest number of wins versus the
teams finishing below the tie.
4. Use the MaxPreps team ranking.
5. If a tie still exists, the commissioner
shall break the tie with a coin flip.
XIII. Parents?Seniors may be recognized before warm ups for a
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