Women's Basketball

Council recommends transfer policy change

The waiver process for certain Division I undergraduate student-athletes could change to allow for extra time to complete a degree rather than the opportunity to compete immediately after transfer.

Leaders of women’s basketball discuss the future of the game

Key supporters of women’s basketball engaged in frank discussions about the future of the game during the Women’s Final Four Summit, the ideas from which could impact the game at all levels in the months ahead.

Erica Payne Of Stanford University Wins Elite 89 Award For 2014 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

NASHVILLE---Erica Payne, a junior at Stanford University, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the...

Women’s Basketball Gets Down to Business

At the Women’s Basketball Final Four Summit, the sport’s leaders will discuss how to increase popularity and draw a crowd.

Big stakeholders in women’s basketball to focus on young players

Leaders at the Women’s Final Four Summit will discuss how to increase participation and improve the quality of play at the youth development stage.

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.

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