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Big East commissioner Val Ackerman will receive the woman of distinction award at the 20th annual WISE luncheon.
With the build up to Tuesday night's matchup of undefeated teams in the women's national title showdown, a group of stakeholders in the sport met to discuss how to increase interest in the game and keep the momentum going after the final buzzer of the UConn-Notre Dame matchup.
Ackerman, 53, was the founding president of the WNBA and also was the first female president of USA Basketball. She was most recently a consultant for the NCAA, and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University.