WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HOF

ABOUT THE WBHOF

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame opened in June 1999 in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is the only facility of its kind dedicated to all levels of women’s basketball. The Ladies Ball Tournament will give the championship teams the opportunity to be memorialized in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

While you await your opportunity to be inducted, please take the time to read the accomplishments of the 2021 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2021!

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Debbie Brock

Congratulations, Debbie!

  • Point guard for 3-Time AIAW National Champion Delta State University (1975, 1976, 1977).

  • 1978 – Kodak All-American.

  • 1988 – Inducted into the Delta State Sports Hall of Fame.

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Carol Callan

Congratulations, Carol!

Currently the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Director (Since 1996). She has directed gold medal-winning teams in six straight Olympic Games.

Currently serves as President of FIBA Americas and is a member of the FIBA Competitions Commission.

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Swin Cash

Congratulations, Swin!

  • Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2004, 2012).

  • Three-time WNBA Champion (2003, 2006, 2010), four-time WNBA All-Star (2003, 2005, 2009, 2011), and two-time WNBA All-Star Game MVP (2009, 2011).

  • Guided the University of Connecticut to two NCAA National Championships in 2000 and 2002.

Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings

Congratulations, Tamika!

  • Four-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016).

  • 2012 WNBA Finals MVP.

  • While at the University of Tennessee, she was named the 2000 WBCA Player of the Year, 2000 Naismith College Player of the Year, the 2000 AP Player of the Year and the 2000 USBWA Women’s National Player of the Year.

 

 

Sue Donohoe

Sue Donohoe

Congratulations, Sue!

  • VP of NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball from 2003 to 2012.

  • Director of NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship (1999-2002) & NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship (2002-2003)

  • 2019 WBCA Lifetime Achievement recipient, 2017 Dave Dixon Award recipient & Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductee.

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Lauren Jackson

Lauren Jackson

Congratulations, Lauren!

  • Two-time WNBA Champion with the Seattle Storm (2004, 2010).

  • Seven-time WNBA All-Star and three-time WNBA MVP.

  • Guided Australia Women’s National Basketball Team to three Olympic silver medals (2000, 2004, 2008) and one Olympic bronze medal (2012).

 

 

 

 

David Stern

David Stern

Congratulations, David!

He was the National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner from 1984 to 2014 and was the main driving force in launching the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) in 1997.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol Stiff

Carol Stiff

Congratulations, Carol!

  • Currently ESPN VP for Programming & Acquisitions with emphasis on NCAA women’s basketball, WNBA and other various women’s sports.
  • 2011 WBCA Mel Greenberg Media Award winner.
  • Launched the Jimmy V Week and launched the Kay Yow Cancer Fund week assisting in $7.53 million in donations over 12 year to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
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1980 USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team

Congratulations!

  • The 1980 U.S. Women’s Basketball did not compete for the Olympic gold in Moscow because of the U.S. protest about the Olympic Games in Moscow. However, they still competed in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
  • In the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the team went 6-1 and won the tournament.

  • The team bettered their opponents by an average victory margin of 17.7 points per game.

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