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Greg Johnson | NCAA.com | June 13, 2018

Women's basketball adds padding rule

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule in women’s basketball permitting padding to cover elbow, hand, finger, wrist or forearm guards, casts, or braces made of fiberglass, plaster, metal or another nonpliable substance. The items must be covered on all exterior sides and edges with a slow-rebounding foam of not less than a half-inch thickness.

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This rule is effective for the 2018-19 season.

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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.
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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.
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