Basketball Double Bonus

Chapter 9.8

The double bonus is a penalty situation in college basketball and gives teams extra free throws on every foul. Get ready to learn about the double bonus in basketball


We've already learned about penalty situations. A penalty situation refers to the point in the game when a team has surpasses the limit of team fouls.

Rookie Road Basketball Penalty Situation Image

The Double Bonus

If a team receives ten or more (10+) team fouls in a half then they are in the double bonus.

Rookie Road Basketball Double Bonus Image

How Many Free Throws?

When a team is in the double bonus, the opposing team gets two (2) free throws every time a player is fouled.

REMEMBER: The double bonus is only in college basketball (NCAA)

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