^AP-College Basketball: Three-Point Line<
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The N-C-A-A has approved moving the men's
three-point line back one foot to 20 feet, nine inches.
The change was recommended by the rules committee earlier this
month and will take effect in the 2008-2009 season.
The decision by the Playing Rules Oversight Panel marks the
first major alteration to the three-point line since its adoption
The move comes after more than a decade of debate about whether
to extend the line.
The three-point line in women's basketball will remain
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