Women's Basketball

Play4Kay webinar set for June 29

After an inspiring marketing convention last week, continue planning for the women’s basketball season by attending the NCAA webinar June 29.

Anita DeFrantz: Pioneer in athletics, civil rights

College basketball and rowing gave Anita DeFrantz opportunities she never had, and her competitive spirit fueled her career.

Rules group pleased with state of women's basketball

After determining that the current state of women’s collegiate basketball is strong, the NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee looked at possible rules changes that may enhance the game in the future.

Conversation Starter

Nevin Caple learned about the pressures and complex nature of finding safe and supportive athletics spaces during her undergraduate years at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

In her words: Jaleesa Rhoden, former NCAA postgraduate intern

In 2013-14, Jaleesa Rhoden worked within the championships and alliances group, primarily for the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. A native of London, Ontario, Rhoden attended the University of Georgia, played basketball and was a member of SAAC.

Women’s basketball makes history during Final Four

It was a record-setting weekend, both on and off the court, at the 2016 Women’s Final Four hosted in Indianapolis, as well as for the entire NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The University of Connecticut Huskies won a...

Anucha Browne honored with Trailblazer Award

Anucha Browne, NCAA vice president of women’s basketball championships, has been awarded the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative’s (KKMI) Trailblazer Award for her work and commitment to the Indianapolis community.

Oregon State basketball's Hamblin named Elite 90 winner

Ruth Hamblin, a senior at Oregon State University, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 90 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-...

Professional development events added at the Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis

Providing professional development opportunities for sports pros is a personal mission of mine, so when I started working at the NCAA, I was thrilled to find out about the vision of Anucha Browne, vice president for women’s basketball, to...

Gail Marquis: From basketball court to Wall Street

Gail Marquis discovered a love for playing basketball while growing up in Queens, New York. Along the way, she also acquired skills that have propelled her to success as a college, Olympic and professional women’s basketball player, on Wall Street as a top-rated financial service professional and as a citizen of the world.

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