Hall Sport

Hall sport (also known as IMS), is a free programme and a great way to enjoy sport, socialise with friends and get the most out of your hall experience.

The programme is open to all Loughborough University students so whether you are currently living in halls or are affliated with one, you can get involved.

Basketball - Mens' and Women's Leagues

No University Basketball Players

Points Scale ‘A’

Venue: Sir David Wallace Sports Hall A & B

*Please note: men’s games will be 7 minute quarters, women’s games will be 6 minute quarters.


  1. Matches will be played under E.B.B.A. laws except as laid out in Rule 4.
  2. Fixtures must be played on the date and at the time stated.
  3. The competition will be played on a pools basis followed by a second round of pools based on finishing position in round 1.
  4. Playing time will be 4 QUARTERS OF 7 MINUTES* with 1 minute intervals, 3 mins for halftime. (A team not ready to play at the stated time will forfeit the game to their opponents). The playing clock will only be stopped for time-outs, OTHER THAN THE LAST 2 MINUTES OF EACH GAME, WHEN IT WILL STOP FOR ALL INFRINGEMENTS.
  5. A player who has committed FOUR fouls must automatically leave the game.
  6. Substitutes will number not more than five.
  7. A maximum of 2 time-outs will be allowed per team, 1 per half.
  8. Each team must provide one official at the scoring table. Failure to do so will preclude them from questioning the match score and result.
  9. Referees to be provided by the AU Basketball Club. 
  10. There must be a minimum of 4 players on court at the start of the game.
  11. Teams must play in IMS shirts.
  12. If the score is a tie at the end of the second half, play shall be continued for an extra period of THREE minutes. If there is still a tie at the end of three minutes play shall continue until one side scores. This side shall then be declared the winner. At the end of full time and the period of extra time, the teams shall change baskets. There shall be no interval between the periods of extra time nor shall a time-out be taken in this period. In the event of a tie in the pools, the result of the match between the tying halls will be used to break the tie
  13. Please ensure that full results are entered on Playwaze. 
  14. Walkover score 30-0

Mixed Wheelchair Basketball event

Venue: Sir David Wallace

Points Grading: C


1. Teams

  • Squads of 10
  • 6 in a team
  • 2 girls on the court at one time

2. Game length

  • 2 halves of 5 minutes
  • Running clock
  • Clock stops for time outs, free throws and last two minutes of the second half
  • 2 minutes break between halves (Flexible to scenario)

3. Scoring targets

  • All players may shoot for a basket.
  • A shot attempt is defined as the ball hitting either the basket rim or the backboard.
  • Full sized baskets (10ft)
  • 2 points inside 3 point line
  • 3 points outside 3 point line

4. Fair play

  • Players will be given a personal foul or will be instantly fouled out of the game for rough or dangerous play. The opinion of the referee will decide the extent of the punishment.
  • All players attack and defend

5. Starting and re-starting the game

  • The game is started with a ‘tap-off’ involving one player from each team within the centre circle. Any player may take the tap-off.
  • The players may tap the ball twice after the referee has tossed the ball to reach the highest point.
  • Neither of these players may catch the ball nor touch it again until it has touched the floor or another player (see BWB rules for starting game on website if further information required).
  • The second half is started by the team who lost position at the tap off (in accordance with the alternating possession rule).

6. Alternating possession

  • Teams will alternate in taking possession of the ball on every held-ball situation (two or more players per team have hands on the basketball at the same time).
  • The team that does not gain possession from the tap-off will be first to start the alternating possession process

Get involved

To compete for your hall you just need to contact one of the sport secretaries.  Email us with your name, hall and the sport you want to play in.  

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