Welcome to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame’s #MuseumFromHome webpage. If you are looking for things to do with your children, resources to keep students engaged, ways to spend your time learning about something new, or just taking a moment to enjoy items from our collection, please explore the page below. We will continue to update with new activities weekly. Click below to enjoy our popular Trivia Timeout Quiz that’s update each week with 5 new questions that will test your women’s basketball knowledge.

Trivia Timeout

WBHOF & Professional Basketball Leagues

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Lisa Leslie (Class of 2015)

Did you know Lisa was the first person to dunk in a WNBA game? In twelve seasons in the WNBA, she led the Los Angeles Sparks to two championships in 2001 and 2002 being named the Finals MVP. She was a eight-time first team All-WNBA, seven-time WNBA All-Star, four-time second team All-WNBA, three-time WNBA MVP, three-time All-Star Game MVP, and two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year.

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WBL (2018 Trailblazers of the Game)

This program is from the Women’s Professional Basketball League (WBL), did you know the WBL was the first professional women’s basketball league in the United States? The WBL lasted three seasons from 1978 to 1981. The league was created by sports promoter Bill Byrne and feature eight teams during its inaugural season.

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WBHOF QUICK ACTIVITIES

Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. We will be reopening on June 1, 2020! Our hours for the week on June 1 will be 11-4 Monday through Saturday.

WBHOF Color Your Own Jersey

Reopening Press Release

WBHOF & High School Girls’ Basketball

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Joe Lombard (Class of 2016)

Did you know Joe won 19 state titles in his 42-year high school coaching career? In his first year of coaching at Nazareth High School, he guided his team to the State title. He received the 2015 Morgan Wooten Special Achievement Award from Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

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Brad Smith (Class of 2015)

This box of Team Cheerios highlights Brad Smith and the Oregon City girls’ high school basketball team. Did you know he has guided Oregon City to 10 state titles? He was also a six-time Oregon Coach of the Year and was named Oregon City Citizen of the Year in 2007.

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. We will be reopening on June 1, 2020! Our hours for the week on June 1 will be 11-4 Monday through Saturday.

WBHOF Word Scramble

Reopening Press Release

WBHOF & The Media

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Mimi Griffin (Class of 2014)

Did you know Mimi is considered to be the first broadcast expert for women’s basketball? She served as the “face” for women’s basketball in its early television exposure and laid the foundation and groundwork for women’s basketball on television. She was also the color analyst for the NCAA Women’s Final Four from 1985-1991.

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Robin Roberts (Class of 2012)

This is Robin Roberts 1996 Emmy Award for her work at ESPN covering women’s basketball. Did you know she earned three Emmy Awards while working for ESPN? She was the 2001 WBCA Mel Greenberg Media Award winner, the 2004 Billie Jean King Contribution Award winner, and the 2008 WNBA Inspiration Award recipient.

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. We will be reopening on June 1, 2020!

WBHOF Word Search

Reopening Press Release

WBHOF & Great Players

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Sheryl Swoopes (Class of 2017)

Did you know Sheryl holds the record for most points scored in a NCAA DI National Championship game with 47 in 1993? She was named the Naismith Player of the Year and WBCA Player of the Year in 1993. She was also inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016.

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Jasmina Perazic (Class of 2014)

This basketball honors Jasmina’s 1,000 points scored at the University of Maryland. Did you know she was the first Kodak basketball All-American at Maryland? Her jersey is one of only three retired by the University of Maryland and she ranks 10th all-time in scoring for the Terps.

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

WBHOF Spot the Difference

About the Hall

WBHOF & Great Coaches

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Geno Auriemma (Class of 2006)

Did you know Geno has guided Connecticut to 11 NCAA National Championships? He captured his first NCAA Division I National Championship in 1995, and the Hall of Fame has his championship ring from that year on display. He has also won eight Naismith Coach of the Year awards.

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These bobble heads are on displayed at the WBHOF and highlight a few of the great coaches that have been inducted into our Hall of Fame! Did you know the Hall of Fame inducts individuals in the following categories; Contributor, Coach, Veteran Coach, Official, Player, International Player and Veteran Player. For teams, leagues and/or organizations, the Hall of Fame gives out its “Trailblazers of the Game” award.

Inductees by Year

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about our Hall of Fame “Trailblazers of the Game” recipients.

WBHOF Basketball Terms Crossword

WBHOF Trailblazers of the Game Recipients

WBHOF & Great Moments in Basketball

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Leta Andrews (Class of 2010)

Did you know Leta Andrews became the winningest high school basketball coach in the country in 2010 & finished her career with 1,416 wins. She was named the 1993 Outstanding American Coach/Teacher of the Year by the Walt Disney Company and she was the recipient of the inaugural Morgan Wootten Award: For Lifetime Achievement in Coaching High School Basketball.

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This jersey & Sports Illustrated magazine highlights one of the greatest Final Fours as Arike Ogunbowale made two buzzer beaters to led Notre Dame to the 2018 National Championship. Did you know Muffet McGraw has guided Notre Dame to two NCAA Division I National Championships (2001, 2018).

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF Activities and to learn more about our Hall of Fame Inductees.

WBHOF Game of Basketball Mad Lib

WBHOF Crossword Puzzle

WBHOF List of Inductees

WBHOF & International Basketball

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Paula Goncalves da Silva (Class of 2006)

Known as “Magic Paula” she played on Brazil’s National team for 22 years helping them to the 1996 silver medal in Atlanta. Did you know she played on her first national team at the age of 14 and she collected three Pan American Games medals, claiming a gold in 1991, a silver in 1987, and a bronze in 1983.

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Michele Timms (Class of 2008)

This one piece uniform on display at the WBHOF belongs to Michele Timms, did you know she guided the Australian National Team to its first Olympic medal (bronze) in 1996? She was named the Women’s International Player of the Year in 1994 and 1996. She was also inducted into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

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WBHOF Coach For A Day Mad Lib

WBHOF Color Your Own One Piece Uniform

WBHOF & Early Women’s Basketball History

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Harley Redin (Class of 1999)

Did you know Harley Redin guided Wayland Baptist Flying Queens to 6 AAU National titles. He compiled a 431-66 (.867 winning percentage) record in 18 years as the coach of the Flying Queens, winning the first 76 games he coached to complete Wayland’s 131-game winning streak in the 1950s. He was also a Marine Corps bomber pilot in World War II.

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Lometa Odom (Class of 2011)

This trophy & bracelet belonged to Lometa Odom. Did you know Lometa was a part of the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens teams (1953-1958) that won 131 games in a row? She was the first Wayland Baptist player to pick up four consecutive AAU All-American Honors and the first woman inducted into the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame and the Texas Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame.

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF & Early Basketball Activities

WBHOF Basketball History Word Search

WBHOF Color Your Own Jersey

WBHOF Historical Timeline

WBHOF & The Olympics

INDUCTEE HIGHLIGHT

Teresa Edwards (Class of 2010)

Did you know Teresa is the only female basketball player to win five Olympic medals (four of them gold). The Eastman Trophy that is given to each inductee upon their induction into the WBHOF represents the hall’s mission statement to “honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote the future” of women’s basketball. The present figure in the statue is modeled after Teresa in her Olympic #4 jersey.

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Pat Summitt (Class of 1999)

This is Pat Summitt’s silver medal, which is on display at the WBHOF along with her 1976 uniform. She was a co-captain on the 1976 US Olympic Women’s Basketball Team that captured the silver in the very first Olympics for women’s basketball. Did you know only two countries (United States & Russia) have won gold medals in women’s basketball.

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Click below for some fun, educational and quick WBHOF & Olympic Activities

WBHOF Olympic Scramble

WBHOF Olympic Word Search