On June 3, 2021, the NCAA approved a change to the women’s 3-point line. Effective for the beginning of the 2021 – 2022 season, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved moving the 3-point line to the international distance of 22’ 1 ¾” in women’s basketball. The rule change was a result of the statistical trends that showed the number of attempted and successful 3-point field goal attempts reached all-time high levels in all three divisions during the 2020-2021 season. 

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