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NCAA to continue experimenting with 3-point line

Updated: October 20, 2005, 6:38 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA said Thursday that it will continue to study new dimensions for the 3-point line, a wider lane and a restricted-area arc during certified men's tournaments, such as the Maui Invitational.

In men's basketball, the lane would be widened by a foot rather than the 1½ feet used last season. The arc will be drawn 3 feet from the center of the basket, a foot farther than last season, and the 3-point line will be 20 feet, 9 inches -- a foot longer than the current ...

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