In its toughest game of the tournament, the 2014 USA Men’s U18 National Team (5-0) remained perfect with a convincing 113-79 victory over Canada to claim the 2014 FIBA Americas Championship gold medal on June 24 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The USA upped its record at the zone championship to 48-2 and has now medaled in every U18 competition, having won seven gold medals, one silver and one bronze.
Originally known as the FIBA Americas Junior World Championship Qualifier, the tournament was held every four years between 1990-2006. Since 2006, the tournament is now conducted every other year, followed in the next summer by the FIBA U19 World Championship. USA men's teams are 48-2 in the U18 / Junior World Championship Qualifiers and have won gold seven times.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim (1994); Carmelo Anthony (2002); Michael Beasley (2006); Chris Bosh (2002); Dee Brown (2002); Nick Collison (1998); Grant Hill (1990); Allan Houston (1990); Andre Iguodala (2002); Kyrie Irving (2010); Stephon Marbury (1994); Mike Miller (1998); Quentin Richardson (1998); Marcus Smart (2012); Rasheed Sulaimon (2012); Kemba Walker (2008) and Deron Williams (2002).