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VIDEO: Wyoming demonstrates changes in the charge/block call

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 24: Head coach Larry Shyatt of the Wyoming Cowboys talks to his bench during the game against the UNLV Rebels at the Thomas & Mack Center January 24, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

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The inconsitency in enforcement of the blocking/charging call has been a thorn in the side of college basketball fans for years, and recent high-profile instances of bad calls have finally forced the NCAA to clarify what can be called a charge, and what can be called a block. ESPN’s Eamonn Brennan had a nice piece about it a while back.

But nothing clarifies the visual minutia of the rule like a good video.

Wyoming head coach Larry Shyatt got some of his players in front of cameras to demonstrate how he coaches his players to draw charges, and how rule changes might alter the flow of the game. Here’s how Nathan Sobey, Charles Hankerson Jr., and Larry Nance Jr. played out the scenario for the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.