1984. I was going from high school to playing as a freshman at Georgia Tech when they switched.
yes it is. i think the only difference is ball size ( the men's is bigger).
The NCAA, ACC, ECAC, MASCAC, WNBA Etc. Use A Standard 28.5 Inch Ball. National Teams Use FIBA Womens Reg. Size.
Womens basketball has the same positions and rules as mens basketball. Guard, forward, center etc..
As in is womens basketball played in front of an audience. If so, yes it is.
Typically for that age girls use the womens size or 28.5.
the WNBA. Womens National Basketball Association
Jr.size 7 or 9. It seems to change with the maker. Womens size 8.
Mens waist sizes are simply womens sizes + 20. For example, Womens size 8 = Mens size 28 and Womens size 10 = Mens size 30. To answer the question, a mens waist size 36 is a womens size 16.
The official NBA men's ball is a size 7 at 29.5 inches. The official WNBA womens's ball is a size 6 at 28.5-29 inches.
A womens basketball is 28.5" in circumference and a mens basketball is 29.5" in circumference.