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The difference between women Basketball and men basketball was that men had two goals and women had only one.

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Q: What are the differences in men and women basketball?
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What are the differences in womens and mens basketball?

Men's basketball is played by Men. Women's basketball is played by Women. You asked.

Are there differences between the size of a men's and women's basketball?

Yes, a men's b-ball is bigger, its a size 7, women's is a size 6

What are the differences between men's and women's basketball size?

Men basketballhave more states involved as far as Teams women only have 14. Womens basketball has only 14 states. Women`s basketball doesnt have a s much publicity as mens. As for recruits and stats womem and men dont share the same path to success when it comes to the sport.

Why they say that basketball is for men only?

Then they are wrong. Basketball is for men and women. That is why they have the NBA and WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association).

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Men's basketball shoes are bigger than women's.

Does referees in basketball have to be men?

No, both men and women can be referees in basketball

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What is the size difference between a women's and men's basketball?

A men's basketball is 29.5" A women's basketball is 28.5" because generally men have larger hands than females. Men basketballs are called size 7 and women's are called size 6.

What makes women's basketball different from men's basketball?

Absolutely nothing. The only difference is that the women's team has all women and the men's team has all men. See you on the court! :0)

Is the basketball hoop the same size for women and men basketball?

Yes, the ring is the same size for women as for men. However, women use smaller balls.

Is a women's basketball court smaller than a men's basketball court?


Is men's basketball more interesting than women's basketball?


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Women and men had to work for the SS.

Differences between netball and basketball?

Netball is a women's sport while basketball is a sport for men. Well whoever answered this question is obviously sexist. I am a woman and have played both netball and basketball. They are 2 entirely different sports.

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What is the height of the hoop used in women's basketball?

A women's basketball hoop is the same height as men's: 10 feet.

What is the height of a basketball goal in NCAA men's and women's basketball?

10 feet

What were the differences and similarities between upper class renaissance men and women?

The similarities of Renaissance men and women were that they both had to be charming and know art. The differences were men had to create art while women had to inspire art and men had to strive in every field.

What is so popular about men basketball that is less popular than women basketball?


Official basketball size?

Official Basketball size for men is 7 and for women is 6.

Why are women paid less than men in basketball?

Because men's basketball is more watched than womens, they make money through advertisements and merchandise and more people get that from the men's rather than the women's

Who was the first women to be signed to a mens basketball team?

No women has ever been signed to a men's professional basketball team, its not allowed.

What is the abbreviation for NCAA women's basketball?

NCAA women's basketball is usually abbreviated as NCAAW. This abbreviation is commonly seen on ESPN broadcasts, where men's basketball is abbreviated NCAAB.

Are there differences between mens and womens basketball?

Some quick notes:Men use a larger basketball than Women (29.5 inches to 28.5 inches)Men play longer games (NBA= 48 minutes, WNBA=40 minutes)Men have up to six fouls while women have up to fiveMost men can dunk while few women can dunk

Women aren't given enough encouragement to participate in sport?

NO WAY! Don't think like that! They just have baseball teams for men, baseball teams for women. Basketball teams for men, basketball teams for women. Us women can handle sports!!!!