not sure about College Basketball, but the NBA it is 2 points per basket. if the shooter is fouled whilst making the shot he will then have the chance to make a free throw. if the ball goes in the basket then he takes 1 free-throw to make a total of 3 points. if the ball misses the basket then he takes 2 free-throws to make a total of 2 points.
If you shoot it from the big marked circle closest to half court but not at half court and in then it is worth two points, but if you shoot it and make it outside of that circle you get 3 points.
A regular shot is worth two points. Any thing outside the three-point line is worth three points. Each foul shot is worth one point.
1,2, or 3
In football it is worth 3 points. In Basketball it is worth 2 points.
In basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.
You said it in the question... 3 points!
A goal is also referred to as a hoop. It is what you shoot the ball into in order to get points.
In Basketball, a field goal (a shot made from outside the three-point line) is worth three points.
In basketball, a "field goal" is the official term for any basket made from the floor other than a free throw. Most of the scoring in a basketball game is field goals. They are worth two points, or three points if the shot is taken from behind the 3-point arc.
goal? as in hoop? To stand straight and 10" tall, and be round so the ball can go in it.