College basketball's rule makers and rule enforcers sent the message last year: stop holding and hacking, and stop trying to take a charge on every play, according to Yahoo Sports.
The message was received, and the game was better in 2013-14. Thanks to an emphasis on restoring freedom of movement for offensive players and limitations on secondary defenders drawing charges, we saw less assault and battery on dribblers and fewer collisions under the rim. Scoring was up, muggings and flops were down.
Now the trend has to continue.
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