Women's Basketball

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.

2018 Women's Final Four Records

For questions or updates to the 2018 Women's Final Four Records, please email Rick Nixon ( rnixon@ncaa.org ). Full Book By Section: Women's Final Four The Preliminary Rounds The Tournament The Coaches Pre-NCAA Statistical Leaders and AIAW...

Pilot program aims to grow women’s basketball

The NCAA began the Women’s Basketball Advancement Program, which is a new Division I initiative to raise awareness of the sport and enhance attendance in the game.

DII announces 2017-18 basketball showcase

NCAA Division II announced 26 men’s and women’s basketball games that will be streamed live during the 2017-18 season on ESPN3.

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