INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -College basketball players might want to start working on longer shots.
Two decades after adding the 3-point line, the NCAA men's basketball rules committee approved a measure Thursday that will move the line back one foot - from 19 feet, 9 inches to 20 feet, 9 inches. If approved by the playing rules oversight committee on May 25, it would mark the first major change to 3-pointers since their adoption.
The change would not take place until November 2008.
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``We made it a point to come up with a distance that was correct for us and that didn't necessarily mimic the international line,'' Keating said.
The women's basketball rules committee did not adopt the change and will keep the 3-point line at 19 feet, 9 inches.
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