The first women's basketball game was played in 1892 at Smith College. It wasn't quite organized, however, as they were playing against YMCA teams.
The first women's basketball team began at Smith College in 1892. The team was led by Senda Berenson who was an instructor at the college.
What was the name of the college when Duke played their first basketball game? Trinity University
The first women's basketball team was located at Smith College, an all women's school in 1892. After this point, basketball gained popularity at other schools.
The first game ever in college basketball was played 1/18/1896
the first womens basketball tournament was in 1905
Basketball was first played in a college. The first game, 1891, was in the Y.M.C.A college of physical education, Springfield, U.S.A and they used peach basket suspended as the nets, hence the name BASKETball
Basketball came to Duke University in 1906 when the university was known as Trinity College.
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The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith, back in 1892. It was in 1893, that the first college basketball game was played. It was between New Brighton and Geneva College. The first game was held in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, home of Geneva College Golden Tornados
The game of basketball was invented by James Naismith, back in 1892. It was in 1893, that the first college basketball game was played. It was between New Brighton and Geneva College. The first game was held in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, home of the Geneva College Golden Tornados
Basketball was first played in NewYork.
The first women's college basketball game was March 21, 1982 at Smith College.
The first team that is considered to have a basketball team organized is Vanderbilt University. They played a local team from the YMCA in Nashville, Tennessee.
A guy named Dr. James Naismith. He invented basketball in Springfield, MA in the year 1891. Basketball was first played at Springfield College, which was a YMCA training school. Basketball was first played by throwing a ball into peach baskets raised high of the ground.
Basketball was first played in Springfield, Massachusetts, where it was invented.
Women's basketball started in 1892, one year after the invention of the game. Senda Berenson, a physical education teacher at Smith College, amended some of the rules for women. The first game using her rules was in 1893 when a team of her freshman students played a team of her sophomore students.
Young Mens Christian Association Training School now Springfield College in Springfield, Mass.
Basketball was first played at the YMCA.
December 21st, 1891 is the first day basketball was played.
Kansas Jayhawks. The coaches were Phog Allen and James Naismith. The first basketball teams were:1891,Dec21 - 18 students play 1st college basketball game (Springfield College, Massachusetts).1892, Jan20 - The first official basketball game was played by students at the Springfield, MA YMCA Training School.1894, Jan27 - The University of Chicago played its first college basketball game, defeating the Chicago YMCA Training School 19-11. The University of Chicago was the first basketball team to play a full schedule of games, winding up with a 6-1 record.1895, Feb09 - The first college basketball game was played as Minnesota State School of Agriculture defeated the Porkers of Hamline College, 9-3.1896, Jan16 - The first five-player college basketball game was played at Iowa City, Iowa. The University of Chicago defeated the University of Iowa by the score of 15-12.1896, Dec10 - Intercollegiate basketball was played for the first time as Wesleyan University defeated Yale, 4-3, in New Haven, Connecticut.