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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...

• 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...

Legendary youth basketball coach Don Showalter believes that too much emphasis might be placed on actually playing the games. Skill development, he says, is critical for young players to work on before they start getting into game action.

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,...

  • Author:
    Katherine Keel
  • Date:
    Oct 7, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado • Day 2 Photo Gallery • VIDEO: Mini-Camp Highlights To show off, or not to show off? Should I feed passes, or take more shots myself? Is it the right time to pull a reverse dunk and show some flair, or play it classic with an easy lay-up? These questions...

Colorado Springs, Colorado Fifty-three of the nation’s top high school aged basketball players will convene on the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for the 6 th annual USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team mini-camp on Oct. 4-5. The training camp...

-- 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...