Women's Basketball

Baxter's decision opened door to groundbreaking career

By Matt Velazquez NCAA.org Sheila Baxter faced an important decision in the spring of 1973. A standout high school basketball player in Franklin, Va., Baxter had the ability to play at the highest level of college basketball and had to...

Division I men’s and women’s tournaments experience attendance growth

With March Madness underway, fan attendance at the 2013 Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments continues to increase. Attendance at the men’s basketball tournament reached nearly 430,000 fans and the women’s tournament has...

From paint force to police force

By Kayci Woodley Most NCAA basketball players run drills and chase down loose balls every day, but not many run down crooks or pull over members of their own coaching staff. College of Charleston center Latisha “Tish” Harris has been there...

The active conservationist

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org Kirsten Tilleman grew up under the blue skies of Montana, and the open spaces around her hometown of Bozeman shaped not only her world view but also her life’s goals. A UC Santa Barbara student studying...

Women’s basketball recruiting rules to change, COI members appointed

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick Division I women’s basketball coaches will be recruiting student-athletes under a new set of rules in the future. The Board of Directors on Saturday adopted a new recruiting model that includes changes in rules...

Council approves women’s basketball recruiting model

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The Division I Leadership Council approved a new women’s basketball recruiting model that will go to the Board of Directors for consideration Saturday. Women’s basketball recruiting concepts • Eliminate all...

Obstacle Course

After reconstructive surgery, student-athletes face a grueling path to emotional and physical recovery.

Browne immerses herself into women’s basketball VP role

By Greg Johnson Anucha Browne always envisioned herself working in the sports business. After graduating from Northwestern with a degree in communications and following a stellar basketball career that culminated with her being named to...

Ackerman hired as strategic consultant for NCAA women’s basketball Longtime hoops expert plans a white paper by spring

By Greg Johnson Val Ackerman, the founding president of the WNBA and the first woman to serve as president of USA Basketball, has been hired as a consultant to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the current state of intercollegiate...

NCAA statement on UCLA student-athlete Shabazz Muhammad

UCLA student-athlete Shabazz Muhammad is not eligible to compete in tonight’s game due to violations of NCAA amateurism rules. In addition to other pending issues, Muhammad accepted travel and lodging during three unofficial visits to two...

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