Women's Basketball

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...

Eastern Michigan found for a failure to monitor women's basketball program

Eastern Michigan University failed to monitor its women’s basketball program and the former head women’s basketball coach failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance within the program, according to findings by the Division I Committee...

Council supports women’s basketball recruiting model

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick The Division I Leadership Council supported in concept a women’s basketball recruiting model that would allow coaches to build a relationship with recruits and that provides the opportunity for better recruiting...

New rules go into effect for winter sports

By Greg Johnson College basketball season officially begins today, but college referees have been preparing for the season for weeks. NCAA National Coordinator of Officials John Adams and Secretary-Rules Editor Art Hyland have been...

Basketball star sees degree of change

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org Octavia Blue had endured enough. She finally gave in when the Achilles tendon came unmoored and the knees perpetually swelled and the body pleaded for a respite from the barrage of sharp elbows and hard screens. “...

Browne Sanders named VP of women’s basketball championships

Anucha Browne Sanders has been selected as the NCAA’s vice president of women’s basketball championships. In this role, Browne Sanders will set the strategic direction for, and oversee the operation and management of, the Division I, II...

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