Women's Basketball

Women’s Basketball Rules Changes Reaping Benefits

For women’s basketball, a few years and rules changes later, it appears that the pace of games has improved, scoring is up and a majority of fans, coaches and the student-athletes have come to embrace the new look and feel of the game.

Women’s Basketball Webinar Featuring Best Practices and Prep for the Postseason

The 2015-16 season is flying by so quickly that it’s hard to keep up with all of the creative ideas being implemented on campus. Not to worry. The next women’s basketball webinar is scheduled for 2 p.m. Eastern time Feb. 11 and will feature best practices to date, including an emphasis on in-game entertainment with the new four-quarter format. The NCAA staff also will provide details for schools that have the potential to host the first and second rounds on their campuses. The full agenda is below. Register today.

Wisconsin’s Terry Gawlik named chair of the 2016-17 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee

Terry Gawlik, senior associate athletics director for sports administration and senior woman administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will serve as the next chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee during the 2016-17 academic year.

Dressed for Success

Shyra Ely-Gash has two passions in life: basketball and fashion. On the court, Ely-Gash played in four Final Fours for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. But she also grew up circling clothing she liked in magazines, and earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising.

Friends of the Court

So 50 grandparents walk into a gym … That isn’t a setup to a bad joke: It’s the scene that happens when the Franklin College women’s basketball team takes the court.

Alaska Fairbanks postseason ban upheld by NCAA Division II Infractions Appeals Committee

Download the report of the Division II Infractions Appeals Committee concerning the University of Alaska Fairbanks . INDIANAPOLIS – The University of Alaska Fairbanks women’s basketball and women’s swimming teams must serve a one-year...

Committee decides women's basketball championship dates

The Division I Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee has confirmed the playing dates for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship and beyond, while game times for the 2016 Divisions II and III national championships are also finalized.

AlumNation will launch at the 2016 Women’s Final Four

The AlumNation experience brings together many of the great homecoming traditions into one ticket package. As part of AlumNation, former players will receive tickets to all of the Divisions I, II and III games during the Women’s Final Four to create the best alumni section in women’s basketball history.

UConn women’s exhibition basketball game to be played with experimental rules

Several experimental rules will get a test when the University of Connecticut and Vanguard University women’s basketball teams meet next month.

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Thursday approved the use of the experimental rules for the Nov. 8 exhibition game between UConn and Vanguard. The request was made in an attempt to see how the rules might provide the committee with information to consider in the future as it continues to identify ways to enhance women’s basketball. Several of the rules have been discussed by the rules committee in recent years.

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