Viewing: Mariya Moore

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.

  • Author:
    Megan Fontenot
  • Date:
    May 15, 2015

Six members of the 2014 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team returned this weekend to try out for the 2015 USA U19 World Championship Team. After qualifying the USA for the 2015 U19s, these athletes want to finish what they started and compete for gold in Russia.

“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.

The Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Tourament features 40 players with USA Basketball experience, spread among 13 of the 16 teams. Here are some of them.

Several players who have helped USA Basketball women's teams win championships in recent years are just now beginning their college careers. Here are some of those players who will be contributing at major Division I programs this season.

Head coach Dawn Staley (University of Carolina) On the USA’s gold-medal winning performance against Canada: I thought Canada played extremely well. I just thought overall, over a 40-minute period, I thought we kept fresh legs in there and made them play a little bit quicker than they wanted...

Colorado Springs, Colorado Box Score Additional Quotes Photo Gallery The 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team (3-0) rode a game-changing 19-4 second-quarter run to an eventual 107-76 win over previously unbeaten Canada (2-1) in the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Friday night...

Head coach Dawn Staley (University of South Carolina) On her thoughts of tonight’s game, including the back-and-forth start between both teams: We knew Canada was going to come out and play extremely well against us in the beginning, but what we told our team was, ‘a marathon...

Colorado Springs, Colorado As an applicant athlete back in 2011, Mariya Moore (Salesian H.S./Richmond, Calif.) made her way to USA Basketball’s Women’s U16 National Team trials on her own, with the hope many young girls had-- to make the national team. Being an applicant athlete is...