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The 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team jumped to an 8-0 lead and never looked back in its bronze medal 81-24 victory over host Mexico in the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Sunday night in Puebla, Mexico.

USA head coach Dori Oldaker (Mt. Lebanon H.S., Pa.) On the game: I felt really good about our kids and how they responded. I thought we played well. I thought they played very, very unselfish, and that was nice to see. It’s nice to finish on a really good note. What have you seen from this...

After fighting back from being down by as many as 22 points in the game to within six points in the fourth quarter, the USA Women’s U16 National Team’s comeback attempt fell short against Brazil, and the USA lost 72-63 in the semifinals of the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.

USA head coach Dori Oldaker   (Mt. Lebanon H.S., Pa.) On the game: We knew it was going to be a tough environment tonight. What a fun environment. You have to be proud of the Mexican fans for the energy they brought, but I’m also proud of how we fought through that and played through...

The USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team secured a No. 1 seed into the semifinals of the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship with an impressive 85-44 win over host Mexico that saw the USA win the rebounding battle 70-23, score 50 points in the paint and limit its opponent to just 25.9 percent shooting from the field.

Dori Oldaker On the game: Again, we started off slow, and we don’t want to make that be our ordinary pattern. But to be down seven points and come back – I believe we had an 18-point lead at halftime – I think that is kind of good for us to fight through that adversity. Nobody...

Desireé Caldwell dished out a USA Women’s U16 record 10 assists to help the USA Women’s U16 National Team earn a 86-41 win over Honduras in the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Puebla, Mexico.

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    USA U16 Women Open With Win
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    Jun 24, 2015

In its first game of the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Wednesday night in Puebla, Mexico, the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team (1-0) started slow but finished strong to secure an 80-48 win over Argentina (0-1).

USA head coach Dori Oldaker What were your thoughts on the game? We were so excited to get started and see what the competition was like. I thought Argentina played really, really well against us. I thought at times we were a little too lackadaisical with the ball, some bad turnovers, but we fought...

The process for the 12 members of the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team began back on May 21 when they first tried out for the team as one of 149 athletes, so it should come as no surprise that now on June 23, one day before the team plays its first game, every one is anxious to take the court.