Several players who have helped USA Basketball women's teams win championships in recent years are just now beginning their college careers. Here are some of those players who will be contributing at major Division I programs this season.
A'ja Wilson was again unstoppable as she exploded against Canada for a double-double of 25 points, 11 rebounds and she added three blocked shots to lead the American women to a gold medal finish.
Mariya Moore recorded a game high seven assists to go with seven points.
Paris Kea posted four points, six assists and had just one turnover in the 104-74 win over Canada.
Napheesa Collier closed out the U18 championship in impressive style, recording 18 points, six rebounds, three assists, one steal and one blocked shot.
Jessica Shepard made 5-of-7 shots to finish with 14 points, and added seven boards and three assists in the gold medal game win over Canada.
Dawn Staley led the USA U18 Team to gold in dominating fashion.
Winning their five games by an average of 44.8 points a game, the USA stormed to FIBA Americas U18 gold.
Have to get a group selfie.
Beatrice Mompremier helped pave the way to gold, recording 16 points and eight rebounds versus Canada.
With their gold medals around their necks, the playing of the National Anthem is always an emotional time.
The USA Basketball U18 National Team was on a mission of winning gold and maintaining the USA's supremacy on the court.
USA forward A'ja Wilson captured MVP honors for the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
Guard Ariel Atkins contributed three rebounds, three assists and two steals in the gold medal game.
The USA team got together one last time for a joyous group shot - 5-0 - gold medal - mission accomplished!
Guard Recee Caldwell started for the USA and collected her second gold medal in international play.
Destinee Walker recorded four points, one assist and one steal while winning her first USA Basketball gold medal.
Brianna Turner, who has now won five gold medals with USA teams, finished the championship with a 12-point and four-rebound showing.
Marina Mabrey helped the USA to a 5-0 record and earned her first USA Basketball gold medal.
Fifty-seven of the nation’s top high school-aged basketball players have been named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team roster and 55 are confirmed to participate in the 7th annual USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp.
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico • August 4-8, 2004 A star-studded roster of top 18-and-under players made up the USA Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team, and after becoming a true team, the American squad rolled over its opposition and to gold. The American juniors finished a sparkling 5-0...
A'ja Wilson, a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, is ready to lead the University of South Carolina into the NCAA Tournament this week. Things weren't always easy for Wilson, but she has worked hard to succeed both on and off the court. Hear what she has to say about the advice her grandmother gave her, and what she loves most about playing basketball.