By Grace Shymanski, Bicentennial Intern, Class of 2017, French and History
Many people associate basketball with Indiana University and IU’s men’s basketball team has a well-documented history.
The development of women’s basketball at IU took a much different course.
This timeline traces the development of women’s basketball at IU from the 1890s through 1972.
The timeline and blog posts about this topic demonstrate how social norms and attitudes toward women and athletics dictated a much different path of development for IU’s female student athletes. For more information about IU women’s basketball, explore the timeline and the blog posts listed below.
Due to website maintenance issues, the images in this timeline were removed in 2020. Please see the final slide for a list of related image numbers from IU Archives.