Our U18 division consists of seven teams comprised from eight different clubs across Tyneside
Newcastle East Griffins, Cramlington Vikings, Oxclose, North Shields, Westgate Hoopstars, Kenton Force, CC Sparks (combination of Morpeth and Ryton Rockets).
Each team will play each other once in the regular season before play offs leading up to our showcase finals day on The Eagles court on Saturday 22 December.
Each game will consist of four ten minute quarters, running clock. Each quarter break is one minute and half time consists of three minutes.
Each team will have one timeout in each half (one minute long) and an additional timeout in the last two minutes of the game. Using a timeout in the last two minutes of the game will allow the ball to be advanced.
The clock will be stopped only for timeouts and dead balls within the last 60 seconds of each quarter.
Any non shooting non team control foul after the 7th team foul of either half will result in the award of two foul shots.
Any player who reaches five personal fouls will be disqualified from the games.
Any player who obtains either two technical fouls, two unsportsmanlike fouls or one of each will be disqualified from the game.
In the regular season a tied game will count as a tie.
All coaches must complete a team sheet prior to the game and sign the sheet as the correct score after the game.
All players must be BE members.