The Origins of Women’s College Basketball

Women’s college basketball has become very popular. Arenas across the country are filled with fans and women’s basketball games are frequently seen on national television. More than 4,300 women are currently on athletic scholarships to play basketball at NCAA Division I colleges and universities. Tens of thousands more play at smaller four-year colleges and universities, at community colleges, and in intramural college programs.

Here is an interesting video from Smith College that relates the early origins of women’s college basketball.

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