Women's Basketball

DI Council moves start of basketball season

The college basketball season can start three days earlier this fall, the Division I Council decided Wednesday.

How I Scored My Job in Technology Sales

Former Portland State basketball player Lariel Powell built a network of connections to land a spot in a competitive field.

From There to Here: Carla Williams

When Carla Williams was being recruited to play basketball at Georgia in the mid-1980s, she didn’t even know athletics administrators existed.

Lynn Holzman returns to NCAA as VP of women’s basketball

West Coast Conference Commissioner Lynn Holzman has been named the NCAA vice president of women’s basketball. Holzman previously spent 16 years in the NCAA national office.

2018 NCAA Award of Valor: Crystal Griner

A former Hood basketball player, who graduated in 2006, was one of two U.S. Capitol Police officers on site when a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball team practice.

Fayetteville State failed to monitor its athletics program

Fayetteville State failed to monitor its women's basketball program and both the former women’s basketball head coach and her husband, the former director of intramurals, acted unethically, according to a decision by the NCAA Division II Committee on Infractions. The former head women’s basketball coach recruited two transfer student-athletes who were academically ineligible to compete, practice and receive financial aid.

Second-graders fill student teacher’s cheering section

Pittsburg State basketball player Mikaela Burgess doubles as a student teacher — and her pupils are now among her biggest fans.

Chico State women’s basketball star plays through spina bifida

Whitney Branham is the team’s top scorer despite the condition and operations that led to a numb left foot.

‘Keep It in the Family’

Brenda Souther’s career scoring record at Eastern Washington stood for nearly three decades until Hayley Hodgins broke it in 2016. Hodgins’ mark figures to last just two years. The person to blame? Her sister.

Women’s basketball media day set for Thursday

The NCAA and ESPN are hosting the third annual Women’s Basketball National Media Day on Thursday on the ESPN campus in Bristol, Connecticut.

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