Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball adds padding rule

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule in women’s basketball permitting padding to cover elbow, hand, finger, wrist or forearm guards, casts, or braces made of fiberglass, plaster, metal or another nonpliable substance. The items must be covered on all exterior sides and edges with a slow-rebounding foam of not less than a half-inch thickness.

Family travel program could become permanent under proposal

The Division I membership will consider making permanent a pilot program that allows the NCAA to pay for family travel expenses to the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours.

2018-19 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...

Women’s Basketball Advancement Program participants for 2018-19 announced

After a successful inaugural marketing pilot program that contributed to an increase in women’s basketball attendance at 20 participating schools, the NCAA has announced the 30 schools chosen to participate in year two of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Advancement Program in 2018-19.

Louisville women’s basketball coach Walz reprimanded

The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee issued a public reprimand and penalties to Louisville women’s basketball head coach Jeff Walz after the coach’s misconduct during the 2018 NCAA championship.

Women’s basketball examines 3-point line

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee is looking for opportunities for teams to experiment using the international 3-point line in exhibition games before the start of the 2018-19 season.

NCAA names 2018 Jim McKay Scholarship winners

An NCAA committee has selected two recipients of the 2018 Jim McKay Scholarships: Soren Dahl, a swimmer at North Carolina State, and Kylee Smith, who played on the Belmont women’s basketball team.

Former basketball star now mayor of her hometown

Former Miami (Florida) basketball player Tamara James is back in her hometown in Florida, trying to provide resources for kids and young adults to enjoy opportunities she didn’t have.

Women’s basketball bid process opens Friday

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee is set to renew the formal process for identifying neutral regional tournament sites for 2021 and 2022, with sites to be announced before the end of July 2018.

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