Best Answer
MoneyThere are many differences in the nba and college games. The main one being the collegiate athletes do not get paid per se in cash. Thay get paid via education and all the opportunities that it brings. Other differences are there to but that's the most notice and talked about one.


20mins halves

7 fouls = 1 and 1

10 fouls = double bonus

College coaches have more control and influence over their teams and players and programs

About 30 games a year

200 teams

5 fouls and youre out of the game


12 mins quarters

5 fouls = 1 and 1

zone defense is illegal

About 82 games a year

Only 30 team

6 fouls and youre out of the game...

Just a few for you! =]

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-09-13 20:13:20
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What are the differences between the rules of the NBA and college basketball?
Write your answer...
Related questions

College basketball rules?

what are bonus points

What are some obvious differences in rules between high school and college wrestling?

nada ke ver they both are the same you play themboth with the same rules

What are the differences between the rules of softball and the rules baseball?

There are none.

What are the main differences between Olympic basketball rules and NBA rules?

not allowed to touch someones butt * NBA - 4 quarters of 12 minutes * Olympics - 4 quarters of 10 minutes

What is the difference between todays basketball rules and the orgianal basketball rules?

When basketball was made there were only 12 rules. 11 of those rules are still here only now there's onlt five people on a team not 13.

What are the similarities between men's basketball and women's basketball?

Same rules.One of them is entertaining to watch.

Can a college basketball player bet on his own team to win?

No, that is a violation of NCAA rules.

How many rules are in basketball?

There are around 100 rules in basketball

Is there basketball rules and regulation?

yes there are basketball rules and regulation

How many original rules in Basketball?

There are 13 oringinal rules in basketball.

Is there a list of basketball rules and regulations?

yes there is basketball rules and regulations

Father of basketball?

Dr. James Naismith is known as the father of basketball. He first invented the game of basketball in 1891, made the original rules, fostered the beginnings of college basketball at the University of Kansas, and helped launch basketball into the Olympics.

How long did a college basketball game last under the original rules?

two 20 min. periods

What are the basketball tournament ground rules?

It depends what league. In the nba they have 7 games but in college they have 1 game

What are the differences between the Canadian government and the US government?

one rules Canada and the other rules u.s.aSTUPID

Basketball rules for a center?

All the basketball rules applies to all players

What year and month were the rules of basketball written?

January of 1934 the rules of basketball were written.

Why you need to follow basketball rules?

cause it's the rules. if you don't it's not basketball.

What are some basic rules of basketball?

The basic rules of basketball is violation, double dribble, offense, and defense. They are containing with basketball.

Who was the persone that invented the rules of basketball?

Dr James Naismith invented basketball and its original rules

Rules of basketball in 1912 for girls?

how are the rules in girls basketball different fro the ones we have now

College basketball overtime rules?

Same as the first and second half, only there's 5 minutes instead of 20.

What are some of the main rules in the game basketball?

Click on the 'NBA Rules' link on this page to see the rules and regulations of the National Basketball Association.

What is the differences between Flaunt and flout?

You 'flaunt' (show off) your beauty. You 'flout' (ignore) the rules.

What are the official's of basketball?

The official rules vary depending upon where you are playing. The NBA, the WNBA, the NCAA and high schools have different rules. While they are all very similar, there are subtle differences. Most of them have the official rule packages available online. See the Related Link for "Basketball Rule Comparisons" to the bottom for the answer. See the Related Link for "NCAA Basketball Rules" to the bottom for the answer. See the Related Link for "National Federation High School Rules" to the bottom for the answer. See the Related Link for "WNBA Rules" to the bottom for the answer. See the Related Link for "FIBA Rules" to the bottom for the answer.