Found 13 events matching "women's basketball"

1973

Basketball club organized for women

Kathy Bounds, Deb Webb, and Genie Jordan organize a basketball club for women.

Included in: Athletics; Student Life; Women
1974

First Women's Basketball team

A Women's Basketball team is established for the first time. The team included two African American women, Gwen Jenkins and Cynthia Steele.

1/24/1976

Women's Basketball game televised

The Wolfpack won the first women's basketball game televised in North Carolina. The team beat UNC-Chapel Hill 68-58.

Included in: Athletics; Women
1978

Genia Beasley Named All American

Women's basketball player Genia Beasley was name Kodak All American. She helped the Wolfpack win ACC season and tournament championships in 1978 and 1980, and she was named ACC Tournament MVP in 1980. She played for the USA Select National Team in 1977 and 1978, and she won gold medals at Pan American Games, Senior Pan American Games and World University Games. In 2012 she was inducted into the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame.

Included in: Athletics; Women
2/11/1978

First ACC Women's Basketball tournament

The NC State Women's Basketball team participates in the first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Basketball tournament as the top seed. NC State lost in the championship game to Maryland.

1988

Kay Yow coaches in the Olympics

Kay Yow, Women's Basketball coach, coaches the winning Women's Basketball team in the 1988 Olympics.

1991

Andrea Stinson All American

Andrea Stinson gained her second All American honor, making her the only women's basketball player with that distinction. That year she helped her team become ACC tournament champions. The previous year she had been unanimously named ACC Player of the Year. In 2013 she was inducted into the NC State Hall of Fame.

Included in Athletics
1998

Chasity Melvin, All American

Melvin was named Kodak All American and Women's Basketball Journal All American. She was also a Wade Trophy finalist. She was ACC Rookie of the Year in 1995 and All ACC in 1997 and 1998. She is 1 out of 4 NC State women's basketball players with more than 1000 career points and rebounds (total 2042 points and 1020 rebounds). She was a member of the teams making 4 NCAA Tournament appearances between 1995 and 1998 (including Final Four in 1998). She has been named an ACC Top 50 Female Athlete, and she was inducted into the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014.

Included in Athletics
3/1998

Women's Basketball in Final Four

The Women's Basketball team reaches the Final Four in the NCAA tournament.

3/2002

Women's basketball in Final Four for second time

Included in Athletics
9/27/2002

Kay Yow honored

NC State Women's Basketball coach Kay Yow was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Springfield, MA.

2007

Kay Yow celebrates 700th Win

NC State Women's Basketball coach Kay Yow celebrated her 700th win. The Wolfpack beat Florida State, 68-51. Yow eventually racked up 737 wins (at NC State and Elon), making her the fifth winningest NCAA Division I basketball coach.

1/24/2009

Kay Yow, A Legendary Career

Legendary women's basketball coach Kay Yow passed away after a long battle with cancer. One of the few women to coach more than 1,000 games at one institution, her NC State record was 680-325. Hoops 4 Hope and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund was initiated to raise money for cancer research. In 2012 she was inducted into the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame.