Women's Basketball

Legacy of 2012 NCAA Women's Final Four impacts Denver community

By Rick Nixon The impact of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Final Four on the Denver community will be felt for years to come thanks to numerous legacy programs that the NCAA and Denver Local Organizing Committee (DLOC) implemented in the Mile High...

Women’s basketball attendance sets all-time high

By Gary Johnson A record number of people attended NCAA women’s basketball games during the 2011-12 season. Attendance for all three NCAA divisions was 11,210,832, breaking the record of 11,160,293 set in 2008-09. Overall attendance...

Basketball rules committees address court surface issues

By Greg Johnson Citing temporary decals and logos that may cause players to slip, the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Rules Committees are recommending a rules change that requires the court be “of a consistent surface” so student-athlete...

Kean University cited for lack of institutional control, violations

INDIANAPOLIS – Kean University lacked institutional control and failed to monitor its women’s basketball program, leading to impermissible financial aid and extra benefits for its student-athletes, according to findings by the NCAA...

Baylor cited for failure to monitor

Baylor University failed to monitor its men’s and women’s basketball programs and violated recruiting rules, according to findings by the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions. The current men’s basketball head coach also was cited for...

2012 NCAA Women’s Final Four numbers equal success

By Kristen Leigh Porter What started in October at practices in college gyms throughout the country concluded Tuesday night in Denver with the 40-0 Baylor women’s basketball team cutting down the nets at the NCAA Women’s Final Four. Buoyed...

California wins ‘Pack the House’ women’s basketball recognition

By Greg Johnson The NCAA’s “Pack the House” promotions drew 431,436 fans to women’s basketball games during the 2011-12 season. California was chosen as the overall winner for drawing 7,864 fans to Haas Pavilion for a game against rival...

NCAA Middle School Madness program unveils winners

DENVER--- Aurora Hills Middle School, Erie Middle School and four middle school students are the winners in this year’s NCAA Middle School Madness program, as part of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Final Four. “Having the Middle School Madness...

Henry to chair DI Women’s Basketball Committee in 2012-13

By Greg Johnson Three years ago, Carolayne Henry added the Division I Women’s Basketball Committee to her long line of NCAA committee service, and now she will chair for that group during the 2012-13 academic year. Henry, associate...

Davidson student-athlete scores poetry slam dunk

By Michelle Brutlag Hosick NCAA.org You can read the words of Amanda Ottaway’s poem “Godwinks,” but the ink on the page pales to watching her perform it. Ottaway’s whole body tells the story, her arms rising and falling with the timbre of...

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