Viewing: Katie Lou Samuelson

Headlined by 6-foot-3 forward A’ja Wilson (South Carolina/Hopkins, S.C.), one of the youngest members of the 2013 USA U19 World Championship Team and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, eight gold medalists were named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Championship Team.

“My expectation for the weekend is definitely some tough competition,” stated Louisville’s Mariya Moore. “Every day is going to be a battle.” Moore was not kidding when she made that statement.

Check out some of the nation's top men's and women's 3x3 players -- several of whom are currently playing at major NCAA Div. I programs -- as they compete in the 2013 and 2014 USA Basketball U18 3x3 National Tournaments.

  • Date:
    Apr 16, 2015

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Media Roundup: I told you that you wouldn't be disappointed!! #3PEAT #BleedBlue — Breanna Stewart (@bre_stewart30) April 8, 2015 She’s baaaack! Six-time gold medalist...

  • Date:
    Mar 23, 2015

USA Basketball attracts some of the top talent in the country, but great players learn quickly that winning basketball is a team effort.

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.

As 3x3 basketball continues to grow in popularity around the world, USA Basketball has been building momentum in the 3x3 space as well. Check out some of the players who have made their mark on 3x3 representing the United States.

Coach Dori Oldaker (Mt. Lebanon H.S., Pa.) On today’s semifinal and final game: I can finally breath. At first I was really nervous with the Netherlands game, but I was so confident in our girls, and I knew they would come strong in the end. I’m just so proud of them. We had talked...

Nanjing, China   • Roster • Results • Additional Quotes • Photo Gallery Behind an eight-point effort, including 4-of-4 from the free throw line from Katie Lou Samuelson (Mater Dei H.S./Huntington Beach, Calif.), the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team...

Nanjing, China   • Roster • Schedule and Results A 21-7 victory over Venezuela (2-8) in the Round of 16, and a 21-12 win versus Estonia (6-5) in the quarterfinals on Monday, Aug. 25, in the 3x3 competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, earned the 2014 U.S. Youth...