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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...

The USA bounced back from a loss in the semifinals to dominate host Mexico in the bronze medal game of the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s U16 Championship. The USA rolled to an 81-24 victory, finishing 4-1 overall in the tournament.

USA head coach Dori Oldaker (Mt. Lebanon H.S., Pa.) On the game: Brazil, obviously, played really, really well. I thought our kids played their tail ends off to get us back in the game. At one point, we were down 22 and we cut it to six. So, I’m proud of them for fighting through that big...

  • Date:
    Jun 27, 2015

The USA Women's U16 National Team lost to Brazil, 72-63, Saturday night 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 2015 USA Women's U16 National Team defeated Mexico, 85-44, Friday night in its third preliminary round game of the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Puebla, Mexico.

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.