Women's Basketball

Maryland basketball programs violated NCAA rules

The University of Maryland and the NCAA enforcement staff agreed that the men’s basketball program exceeded the number of permissible countable coaches, while the women’s basketball staff utilized impermissible recruiting aids with prospects, according to a negotiated resolution agreement approved by a Division I Committee on Infractions panel.

Shot clock rule altered in women’s basketball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds after an attempted field goal hits the rim and the offensive team rebounds the ball in the front court. The rule is effective for the 2019-20 season.

2019-20 Women's Basketball records

For questions or updates to the Women’s Basketball Records, please email Phil Pierce ( ppierce@ncaa.org ). Division I Division II Division III Collegiate records Division I triple-doubles Pre-NCAA stats leaders/AIAW Championships results...

Experimental 3-point line recommended for women’s basketball

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee approved an experimental rule to use the international three-point line for postseason events, excluding the three NCAA championships.

DI basketball committee seeks feedback on multiteam-event concepts

The Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee completed its review of criteria for multiple-team events at its most recent meeting, narrowing to two the concepts that will be shared with NCAA members for feedback.

NCAA women’s basketball unveils new strategic plan

The NCAA has announced its strategic plan for women’s basketball, a game plan to guide decision-making in the sport across all three NCAA divisions through 2024. NCAA women’s basketball engaged more than 1,000 stakeholders in the...

Notre Dame de Namur student-athlete gives back to Uganda even after she returns home

Once she returned home from Uganda, Arianna Cunha found a way to continue helping a program that uses sports to teach children about health.

June Courteau, NCAA national coordinator of officiating, announces retirement

After 51 years as a women’s basketball official and most recently as NCAA national coordinator of officiating, June Courteau announced that she is retiring effective May 31.

Combined championships for NCAA basketball planned

The NCAA announced that the national championships for Divisions I, II and III men’s and women’s basketball will be celebrated as combined championship events in Atlanta during the 2020 NCAA Men’s Final Four and in Dallas as part of the 2023 NCAA Women’s Final Four.

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