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The USA U19 World Championship Team defeated Egypt 104-41 at the 2015 U19s. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Lauren Cox, Gabbi Ortiz, Ali Patberg and Shakayla Thomas had to say about the win.

The USA U19 World Championship Team defeated China 88-62 at the 2015 U19 s. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Crystal Dangerfield, Mariya Moore, Azurá Stevens and A’ja Wilson had to say about the win.

The USA U19 World Championship Team opened play with a 72-57 victory over Spain at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. Read what USA head coach and athletes Napheesa Collier, Destiny Slocum, Shakayla Thomas and A'ja Wilson had to say about the win.

A’ja Wilson posted a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the USA U19 team to a 75-51 victory over Spain to clinch the Spain U19 International Tournament title.

The USA U19 World Championship Team earned a 75-51 exhibition victory over host Spain on July 14. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Mariya Moore, Chatrice White and A’ja Wilson had to say about the win.

The USA U19 World Championship Team earned a 95-40 exhibition victory over Canada on July 13. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Napheesa Collier, Azurá Stevens and Shakalya Thomas had to say about the win.

A’ja Wilson contributed game-highs of 30 points and 11 rebounds, and shot a perfect 14-of-14 from the line to lead the USA to a 85-82 exhibition victory over Australia’s U19 squad.

The USA U19 World Championship Team earned a hard-fought, 85-82 exhibition victory over Australia on July 12. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Crystal Dangerfield and A’ja Wilson had to say about the win.

After 15 practice and scrimmage sessions during its training camp, the 2015 USA Women’s U19 World Championship Team today departed for Spain and its first taste of international competition.

For Alaina Coates (South Carolina/Irmo, S.C.) four years has made all the difference. “Well, I kind of always wanted to do the USA thing,” said Coates. “I tried out when I was younger, and I didn't make it. After that, I got asked to come back, but I declined for personal reasons....