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FIBA Americas today in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, conducted the draw for the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women, and the USA was placed in preliminary round Group A with Brazil, Guatemala and Venezuela.

2016 USA Women's U18 Coaches


The USA Women’s U18 National Team will be led by former USA Basketball players and current successful collegiate head coaches Suzie McConnell-Serio (Pittsburgh) as head coach, with Kamie Ethridge (Northern Colorado) and Charlotte Smith (Elon) as assistant coaches.

USA U18 Women in FIBA Americas Finals

Exactly what is the FIBA Americas U18 Championship? How have past USA U18 teams fared? Who are some of the stars who have played in past U18s? Find out here.

  • Date:
    Mar 16, 2015

A'ja Wilson, a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, is ready to lead the University of South Carolina into the NCAA Tournament this week. Things weren't always easy for Wilson, but she has worked hard to succeed both on and off the court. Hear what she has to say about the advice her grandmother gave her, and what she loves most about playing basketball.

  • Date:
    Feb 13, 2015

Every week, will join in the popular “Follow Friday” tradition and highlight one of the Twitter accounts we’re following. This week’s pick is @dawnstaley . It’s already been a very busy week for the University of South Carolina women’s basketball head...

Brianna Turner is a five-time gold medalist with USA Basketball, most recently at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. Currently a freshman at Notre Dame, Turner talks here about the challenges of balancing basketball with school work.

Western Pennsylvania is generally considered football country, but don’t tell that to Dori Oldaker . Entering her 12 th season as the girls basketball head coach at Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Oldaker has always been all about hoops. “It’s what we did,” said...

Check out some of the people and organizations USA Basketball is following with this week’s USA Basketball Social Roundup: Lets go @DavidsonMBB . Time to take care of business so I can talk soooo much trash to @hbarnes this year. Great Day to be a Wildcat! — Stephen Curry...

  • Date:
    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

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.

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