Rule 2 – Section 4 – Article 4 – Simultaneous Catch or Recovery
A simultaneous catch or recovery is a catch or recovery in which there is joint possession of a live ball by opposing players inbounds. (A.R. 7-3-6:I-II)
Rule 4 – Section 1 – Article 3 – Ball Declared Dead
A live ball becomes dead and an official shall sound his whistle or declare it dead:
l. When there is a simultaneous catch or recovery of a live ball.