Here's the deal: An increasing number of college hoops players are rolling down their shorts' waistbands. It's an easy phenomenon to spot because it usually exposes the shorts' drawstrings, which...
If you're not familiar with rolling your shorts, it simply means turning the elastic waistband inside out, and then pulling your shorts up slightly.
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There would be players showing up in a completely different uniform if it wasn't part of the rules. Rolling shorts is no different trend than the baggy shorts and black socks that started so long ago with the Fab 5 at Michigan. It's a trend and a simple Google search will prove that.
It’s a policy that has been in place for “quite some time,” according to Phil Miller, the York Chapter of the PIAA basketball officials’ rules interpreter, but the policy will be freshly enforced amid a growing trend to roll the shorts up at the waist. The rule is in place for two reasons.
Rolling one's short was technically not allowed, but if you could tuck in your uniform top loosely enough, it would cover up the evidence. Judging by the high waist, I would guess the player next...
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I didn't think anyone could wear their shorts rolled up higher than Dexter Dennis this season. Then I saw Memphis freshman Lester Quinones. I don't think anyone is beating that.