Women's Basketball

DI Women’s Basketball Committee elects chairs for 2019-21

At the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee meeting July 15-17 in Indianapolis, veteran athletics administrators Diane Turnham and Nina King were picked to lead the committee over the next two years.

Two UNC Greensboro athletics staff members participated in sports wagering

Two former UNC Greensboro athletics staff members placed sports wagers in violation of NCAA rules, including on the university’s men’s basketball team during their employment at the school

Penny Davis named NCAA national coordinator of women’s basketball officiating

Penny Davis has been named the NCAA’s national coordinator of women’s basketball officiating, bringing with her over 22 years of officiating experience gathered at all levels of the game.

DI Council advances multi-team event proposal

The Division I Council on Wednesday introduced legislation recommended by the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Oversight Committees that would change the way multiple-team events are counted and incorporated into regular-season scheduling.

Maryland basketball programs violated NCAA rules

The University of Maryland and the NCAA enforcement staff agreed that the men’s basketball program exceeded the number of permissible countable coaches, while the women’s basketball staff utilized impermissible recruiting aids with prospects, according to a negotiated resolution agreement approved by a Division I Committee on Infractions panel.

Shot clock rule altered in women’s basketball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds after an attempted field goal hits the rim and the offensive team rebounds the ball in the front court. The rule is effective for the 2019-20 season.

2019-20 Women's Basketball records

For questions or updates to the Women’s Basketball Records, please email Phil Pierce ( ppierce@ncaa.org ). Division I Division II Division III Collegiate records Division I triple-doubles Pre-NCAA stats leaders/AIAW Championships results...

Experimental 3-point line recommended for women’s basketball

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee approved an experimental rule to use the international three-point line for postseason events, excluding the three NCAA championships.

DI basketball committee seeks feedback on multiteam-event concepts

The Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee completed its review of criteria for multiple-team events at its most recent meeting, narrowing to two the concepts that will be shared with NCAA members for feedback.

NCAA women’s basketball unveils new strategic plan

The NCAA has announced its strategic plan for women’s basketball, a game plan to guide decision-making in the sport across all three NCAA divisions through 2024. NCAA women’s basketball engaged more than 1,000 stakeholders in the...

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