How Long Does a College Basketball Game Last?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 12:36:36 AM ET
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A college basketball game lasts a minimum of 1.5 hours, including 40 minutes of playing time. There are nine media timeouts and up to five timeouts per coach for a total of 30 minutes of timeouts. There is also a halftime break.