Latest NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship News

NCAA hoops leagues grapple with unequal pay for women's refs

Aug. 05, 2022 14:20 PM EDT

The NCAA earned praise last year when it agreed to pay referees at its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture only cost about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay annually to broadcast March Madness. Now, as the NCAA examines...

NCAA will have 2 regional sites for 2023 women's tournament

Aug. 05, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

The NCAA Tournament for women’s basketball is going to a two-host format for its regional rounds next year with eight teams apiece playing in Seattle and Greenville, South Carolina. Each of those sites will host two regional semifinal games March 24 and two more on March 25. Each...

Report: NCAA makes progress on gender inequality at tourneys

Jul. 20, 2022 16:53 PM EDT

The NCAA has adequately addressed nine of 23 recommendations for creating comparable NCAA Tournament experiences for men's and women's basketball players, according to a progress report released Wednesday. College sports' largest governing body hired a third party to evaluate its...

Wake Forest hires Gebbia as women's basketball coach

May. 26, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

Wake Forest has hired American's Megan Gebbia as its new women's basketball coach. The Demon Deacons announced Gebbia's hiring Thursday evening, a little more than two weeks after the firing of former Demon Deacons all-conference performer Jen Hoover. The 49-year-old...

Washington looking to build off Stringer success at Rutgers

May. 24, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coquese Washington isn't looking to replace C. Vivian Stringer as the women's basketball coach at Rutgers. That's an impossible task. Stringer, a Hall of Famer, won more than 1,000 games in 50 years and went to the Final Four four times with three different...