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The USA U19 World Championship Team opened play with a 72-57 victory over Spain at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. Read what USA head coach and athletes Napheesa Collier, Destiny Slocum, Shakayla Thomas and A'ja Wilson had to say about the win.

In just a few weeks, Napheesa Collier  (Incarnate Word Academy/O’Fallon, Mo.) will step onto the University of Connecticut campus, where she will be a student-athlete as a member of the women’s basketball team. With that in mind, she is aware that her summer experience with the...

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.

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.

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...

Nanjing, China • Roster • Schedule and Results On the last day of preliminary action in the 3x3 competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team (9-0) had no difficulty adding two more victories versus the Czech...