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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.

Head coach Dawn Staley (University of Carolina) On the USA’s gold-medal winning performance against Canada: I thought Canada played extremely well. I just thought overall, over a 40-minute period, I thought we kept fresh legs in there and made them play a little bit quicker than they wanted...

Colorado Springs, Colorado Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team (3-0) rode a game-changing 19-4 second-quarter run to an eventual 107-76 win over previously unbeaten Canada (2-1) in the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Friday night...

Colorado Springs, Colorado Head coach Dawn Staley (University of South Carolina) On the team’s performance tonight: I felt we were ready to go. I felt we used our length to our advantage. The players who started the game got us out to a big lead, and then we pretty much cruised the rest of...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado  Playing for USA Basketball grew from a dream into a goal for Ariel Atkins (Duncanville H.S./Duncanville, Texas) sometime during her sophomore year of high school, when she heard about open tryouts for the 2013 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team....