Megan Walker made 5-10 FGs to finish with 11 points in the win over Japan.
Chennedy Carter recorded 19 points and seven rebounds to help propell the USA to a 73-66 victory.
Ruthy Hebard's monster double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds helped push the USA to its 73-66 semifinals victory over Japan.
With the 73-68 win over Japan, USA head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio saw her U19 World Cup squad advance to the gold medal game versus Russia.
Crystal Dangerfield was credited with three points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals.
USA assistant coach Kamie Ethridge discusses strategy with USA head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio.
Tyasha Harris helped the U.S. to its win over Japan with 10 points and a game-high six assists.
The USA and Japan Women's U19 World Cup Teams exchange gifts just prior to tipoff.
Bella Alarie contributed two points, four rebounds and two blocked shots in the semifinal victory.
Joyner Holmes helpled the red, white and blue control the glass versus Japan with four boards, while also handing out three assists.
Jeannie Boehm and her USA teammates knocked off Japan 73-66 in the semis to keep their gold medal dreams alive.
Kayla Overbeck and the USA U19 team advanced to the 2017 FIBA Women's U19 World Cup championship game with a 73-66 win versus Japan.
With its 73-66 semifinal victory versus Japan, Reili Richardson and the USA Women's U19 World Cup Team improved to 6-0 and earned a shot at returning home with the USA's seventh-straight U19 gold medal.
Alecia Sutton posted four points and added seven rebounds to help the USA dominate inside versus Japan.
The USA Women's U19 World Cup Team takes to the court for introductions prior to tipoff of its semifinal game versus Japan.
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