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Thirty-five of the nation’s best, young basketball players have accepted invitations to attend trials for the 2016 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team.

USA Drawn Into Group A With Egypt, Turkey, Taiwan For 2016 FIBA Men’s U17 World Championship Preliminary Round

The USA U17 women will compete in Group C along with Czech Republic, Italy and South Korea.

Fifty-seven of the nation’s top high school-aged basketball players have been named to the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team roster and 55 are confirmed to participate in the 7th annual USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team minicamp.

  • Date:
    Apr 9, 2015

Already a two-time gold medalist playing for USA Basketball,  Ivan Rabb  (Bishop O’Dowd H.S./Oakland, Calif.) has traveled to faraway places such as Maldonado, Uruguay, where he helped the USA capture the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship gold; and in 2014 he and his USA teammates...

Katie Lou Samuelson has enjoyed quite an illustrious basketball career, and the Huntington Beach, California, native hasn't even graduated high school yet. Samuelson, a senior at Mater Dei High School, has already won four gold medals with USA Basketball, including two in 2014 -- first as a member of the 2014 U17 World Championship Team and then with the 3x3 team that took gold at the Youth Olympic Games. Samuelson, who is committed to play for the University of Connecticut next fall, talks about her USA Basketball experience and what drives her to succeed.

  • Date:
    Feb 2, 2015

Asia Durr is a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently with the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team. The senior from St. Pius X Catholic High School in Douglasville, Georgia, will play next season for the University of Louisville. Here, Durr talks about the importance of going all-out all the time -- even during water breaks.

  • Date:
    Jan 30, 2015

Every week, USAB.com will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. This week’s pick is @CoachSPhillips – Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.) High School head coach Sue Phillips. Phillips, who led the 2014...

Anna Wilson is more than just the younger sister of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. She's making a name for herself in the basketball world. Last summer, Wilson won a gold medal as part of the 2014 USA Women's U17 World Championship Team. Currently a standout junior point guard at Collegiate High School in Richmond, Virginia, Wilson has a verbal commitment to play for Stanford University in 2016. Here, Wilson talks about how she's improved her game after not making the U16 national team in 2013.

In the wake of leading USA Basketball to perfect 7-0 records and gold medals at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championships, USA head coaches Sue Phillips (Archbishop Mitty H.S./San Jose Cagers AAU, Calif.) and Don Showalter (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) today were named as the 2014 USA Basketball Co-Developmental Coaches of the Year.

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