Barry to chair NCAA women's committee

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ceal Barry, associate athletic director at Colorado, has been chosen to chair the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Issues Committee for the coming year.

The appointment was made by the committee and confirmed by the NCAA Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet on Thursday. Barry, in her fourth year as a committee member, will succeed North Carolina's Janet Cone, who has chaired the committee since 2006.

Barry, the winningest coach in Colorado history, retired as women's basketball coach in 2005 after 22 seasons. She won 427 of her 669 games, qualified for 12 NCAA tournaments and reached the quarterfinals three times.