USA Men's U17 World Championship Team News

It’s been quite a year for Eric Flannery. As an assistant coach for the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 National Team, he won a gold medal at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. A few months before that, in his role as head coach at St. Edward High...

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    Oct 21, 2014

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• VIDEO: Showalter On Skill Development Don Showalter has led USA Basketball junior squads to gold six times in the last six years and compiled a sterling 38-0 overall record. As a high school coach since 1976, he has won over 580 games. He took over as head coach at Iowa City High School in...

When Don Showalter led the USA Basketball Men’s U17 Team to gold at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , in August, it marked the sixth title in the last six summers for a Showalter-coached USA team. With more than 40 years of experience as a high school coach,...

-- Tournament MVP Malik Newman Joined On All-Tournament Team By Diamond Stone -- Dubai, United Arab Emirates  • Box Score • Additional Quotes • Photo Gallery Behind 21 points and 11 rebounds from tournament MVP  Malik Newman  (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.), the 2014...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA Head Coach Don Showalter  (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) On today’s game: How many 3s can they make in the last two minutes to keep the game close? They’re a team that just doesn’t quit. They have a lot of pride. We played them two years ago in the...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates • Box Score  •  Additional Quotes •  Photo Gallery After holding onto a narrow 39-36 edge at halftime, the 2014 USA Men’s U17 World Championship Team (6-0) broke away from previously unbeaten Serbia (5-1) to take an 89-68 victory at...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA Head Coach Don Showalter  (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) What do you say to someone who just saw the score and thought it was an easy win? You weren’t at the game (laughs). It was a grind-out game and we knew it was going to be. We had hoped we prepared our...

-- Diamond Stone Sets Pair Of USA U17 Blocked Shot Records In Win -- Dubai, United Arab Emirates •  Box Score •  Additional Quotes •  Photo Gallery       The 2014 USA Men’s U17 World Championship Team (5-0) led from start to finish for the fifth...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA Head Coach Don Showalter  (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) On today’s game: After watching China and Italy play the other night, as a coaching staff we were concerned with a lot of things that China did. (Yanhao Zhao) is a great shooter and we did a great job on...

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With a 99-92 win over Australia, the USA Men's U17 Team won gold for the third consecutive time at the FIBA U17 World Championship.

While the game was closer than the final score may indicate, the USA U17 men advanced to the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship finals with an 89-68 win over Serbia.

The USA Men's U17 team advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship Thursday morning with a dominant victory over China.

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Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

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USA U17 head coaches Jill Rankin Schneider and Don Showalter shared the 2012 USA Basketball Developmental Coach of the Year award after each lead U.S. teams to a gold medal at the FIBA U17 World Championship.