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The Final Four tips off Saturday night and Steve Kerr has a few ideas on how to improve college basketball games.
"I could go on for a while," said Kerr, who played 15 seasons in the NBA and was the general manager of the Phoenix Suns from 2007-10. He went to the Final Four with Arizona in 1988 and is working his third straight national semifinals as an analyst for Turner/CBS.
A few of his ideas to watch during the Final Four:
--Eliminate timeouts after made shots. "It just makes the game so choppy."
--Cut out the mandatory media timeouts -- under 16, 12, 8 and 4 minutes on the game clock-- if a team calls one just before the scheduled timeout." I understand that you've got to sell advertising, but there's plenty of time for advertising because there's enough timeouts already."
--Don't restart the 10-second backcourt count just because a team called a timeout.
--Change the interpretation of the charge/block so it's geared toward the offensive player. "We've got to make the game more pleasing to watch and more fluid."
-- John Marshall -- http://twitter.com/@ jmarshallap
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