Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Selections 101 - Bracket

Building the Bracket Step One Prior to selection weekend, each committee member receives an "initial ballot" comprised of two columns listing all eligible Division I teams in alphabetical order. Each committee member will submit the ballot...

Women's Basketball Selections 101 - Selections

Selection Criteria RPI: The Rating Percentage Index is one of many factors used by NCAA sports committees when evaluating team selection, seeding and bracketing. Basic RPI consists of a team’s Division I winning percentage (25 percent...

Women's Basketball Selections 101 - Committee

Meet the Committee Rhonda Bennett Committee chair and senior associate athletics director/SWA, University of Nevada Bennett’s committee term began in 2014. She succeeded Terry Gawlik, senior associate director of athletics at University of...

Women's Basketball Selections 101

How Does the NCAA Pick the Teams? A popular question asked by sports fans in March is, "How does the NCAA pick teams to play in the tournament?" Here is a chance to look behind the curtain to see how the teams are chosen. March Madness...

DI Cabinet shifts dates of women’s basketball tournament

The Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet approved a shift to a Friday through Monday schedule in the preliminary rounds of the Division I Women’s Basketball Championship, beginning in 2015.

Have I Got Your Attention Yet?

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma isn’t shy about voicing his opinions. And that might be just what women’s basketball needs.

Division II members support health and safety proposals

The Division II membership passed legislation impacting health and safety issues, football conditioning workouts, conference challenge basketball events and championships selections during Saturday’s business session at the NCAA Convention.

2014 Women's Final Four Records Book

For questions or updates to the 2014 Women's Final Four Records, please e-mail Rick Nixon (rnixon@ncaa.org) Full Book By Section Women's Final Four The Preliminary Rounds The Tournament The Coaches Attendance and Sites The Tournament Field...

Division II coach pushed Palmer to break NBA gender barrier

Violet Palmer won national women’s basketball championships at Cal Poly Pomona before making history as the first woman to officiate a regular season NBA game.

Pediatric oncologist learned value of teamwork at Georgia College

Basketball standout Amy Amundson fulfilled her goals of getting a comprehensive, well-rounded college experience that allowed her to focus on her academics and love for the piano, as well as her athletics pursuits at Georgia College & State University.


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