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Malik Newman (Callaway H.S./Jackson, Miss.) took home Tournament MVP as the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team won gold at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in August. Newman's message to youth basketball players: focus on the basics and always have fun playing the game.

• 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...

-- 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...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA Head Coach Don Showalter  (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) On today’s game: After watching China and Italy play the other night, as a coaching staff we were concerned with a lot of things that China did. (Yanhao Zhao) is a great shooter and we did a great job on...

-- Jayson Tatum’s 19 Points Leads Six U.S. Players In Double Digits -- • Box Score • Additional Quotes • Photo Gallery Dubai, United Arab Emirates All 12 players scored, including six in double digits, as the 2014 USA Men’s U17 World Championship Team (4-0) went up 22-0...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates USA Head Coach Don Showalter (Iowa City H.S., Iowa) On today’s game: The nice thing is that players really prepare the right way for team. Whether it’s Japan or Serbia or whomever. We’re going to prepare the right way for any team we play. How do you...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates   • Box Score • Additional Quotes • Photo Gallery Owning a 7-inch average height advantage over its opponent, the 2014 USA U17 Team (3-0) dominated the boards and overpowered the Philippines (0-3) to close preliminary round play with a lopsided 124-64...