MALLASAJJANA COLLEGE OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
4th to 7th Febuary 2017
Basketball is a sport that is played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and mounted at a height of 10 feet (3.048 m) to backboards at each end of the court. Basketball courts come in different sizes and colors. Under International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, the court is minutely smaller, measuring exactly 28 by 15 metres (92 by 49 ft). Usually match is game is 4 quarters of 12 minutes each, for a total of 48 minutes. The team with more points at the end of the game wins. Basketball was introduced in Olympics in 1936. It was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1951. The United States is by far the most successful country in Olympic basketball, with United States men's teams having won 15 of 18 tournaments which they participated in, including seven successive titles from 1936 to 1968.
Registered participants (Men) Count: 83
Registered participants (Women) Count: 86
Competition Director(s): H. Srinivas Murthy, 97401 86353 (M) [Karnataka State Basketball Association]