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Sabrina Ionescu

  • As of June 25, 2019

USA Basketball

  • Honors: 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals MVP, 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship MVP.
  • Gold Medals: 2014 FIBA U17 World Cup, 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
  • Tournament Titles: 2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament, 2019 Red Bull USA Basketball 3x3 Nationals.
  • Named to the 2019 USA Women's 3x3 Pan American Games Team on June 28, 2019.
  • Helped lead Oregon to a gold medal and 6-1 record at the 2019 Red Bull 3x3 Nationals in Las Vegas; named MVP of the tournament.
  • Is 21-2 in games played for USA Basketball.
  • Participated in the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp and helped the USA capture a 74-68 exhibition victory over Canada.  
  • Member of the USA Red Team that fell to the USA White Team 100-75 in an intrasquad exhibition during the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp in South Carolina; scored 3 points and added 3 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • Member of the 2018 USA 3x3 World Cup Team that finished with a 4-1 record and in fifth place at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines.
  • Teamed up with Erin Boley, Oti Gidon and Ruthy Hebard as the Oregon Ducks, which captured the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship with a perfect, 8-0 record, April 21-22 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team and averaged 10.3 ppg. and 2.7 rpg. to help the USA claim the inaugural U24 Four Nations Tournament Title with wins over Australia, Canada and Japan Aug. 12-15 in Tokyo.
  • Member of the 2014 USA U17 World Cup Team that posted a 7-0 record and captured the gold medal in Pilsen, Czech Republic.
  • Aided the 2014 USA U17 squad to a 2-1 exhibition record against China, Canada and France in Nogent Sur Seine, France
  • Member of the 2013 USA U16 National Team, one of two applicant athletes selected to the team; helped the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship June 19-23 in Cancun, Mexico.

College Honors

  • 2019 Wade Trophy Winner (national player of the year).
  • 2019 Wooden Award Winner (most outstanding player in women's basketball).
  • 2019 Naismith Trophy finalist.
  • 2019 Dawn Staley Award finalist.
  • 2019 NCAA Portland Regional MVP.
  • 2019 Pac-12 All-Tournament Team.
  • 2018 and 2019 Nancy Lieberman National Point Guard of the Year.
  • 2018 and 2019 WBCA All-American first team.
  • 2018 and 2019 Associated Press All-American first team.
  • 2018 and 2019 Wooden Award All-American.
  • 2018 and 2019 USBWA All-American first team.
  • 2018 and 2019 ESPNW All-American first team.
  • 2018 and 2019 Pacific-12 Conference Player of the Year.
  • 2018 and 2019 All-Pac-12.
  • 2018 USA Today All-American first team.
  • 2018 Wade Trophy finalist.
  • 2018 Wooden Award finalist.
  • 2018 Pac-12 Tournament MVP.
  • 2018 NCAA All-Spokane Regional Team.

 

College Notes

  • Has recorded 1,984 points, 792 assists and 756 rebounds in her career.
  • As a junior in 2018-19, averaged 19.9 ppg., 7.4 rpg. and 8.2 apg. and led the Ducks to their first NCAA Tournament Final Four. 
  • Broke the NCAA all-time (men's and women's) triple-double record with the 13th of her career on Dec. 20, 2018 against Air Force with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists.
  • Averaged 19.7 ppg. 6.7 rpg. and 7.8 apg. as a sophomore in 2017-18 as the Ducks finished 33-5 record, earned the Pac-12 Conference Tournament and regular season titles and advanced to the 2018 Elite Eight. 
  • Recorded her 10th career triple-double in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
  • As a freshman at Oregon in 2016-17, started in all 33 games played and averaged at team second-best 14.6 ppg. and a team-high 5.5 apg. to go with 6.6 rpg. to help her team to a 23-14 record and the Elite Eight; tallied an Oregon and NCAA freshman single-season record four triple-doubles, also posted seven double-doubles; scored 20+ points six times, including a season-high 26 points versus UT San Antonio on Nov. 20, 2016.
  • Named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week four times and Pac-12 Player of the Week once. 

High School

  • Graduated from Miramonte High School in Orinda, California.
  • 2016 USA Today and MaxPreps National Player of the Year; MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game after scoring a record 25 points; and Jordan Brand Classic participant.
  • As a senior in 2015-16, averaged 25.3 ppg., 8.8 apg., 7.6 rpg., 4.5 spg. and 1.3 bpg. to help her team to a California Interscholastic Federation open division title game.
  • As a junior in 2014-15, averaged 18.7 ppg., 7.7 rpg., 4.2 apg. and 4.7 spg. to help her team to a 30-2 record and the CIF open division semifinals.
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14, helped her team to a 30-2 record.
  • As a freshman in 2012-13, averaged 13.8 ppg., 3.9 apg. and 3.9 spg. to help her team to a 27-3 record and a Northern California Section Division II runner-up finish.
  • Played in the summers for the Cal Stars; won a Nike EYBL championship in the summer of 2015.

Personal

  • Is ambidextrous.
  • Born in Walnut Creek, California.
  • Daughter of Liliana Blaj and Dan Ionescu; has two brothers, Andrei Ionescu and Edward Ionescu.
  • Last name is pronounced, yah-ness-coo.

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST BLK STL
2018 WNT 1/0 0-1  .000 .--- .000 .--- .000 2/1.0 .--- 0 1 2

2017 U24

3/0 12-20 .600 6-12 .500 1-1 1.000 8/ 2.7 31/ 10.3 6 4
2014 U17 7/1 11-30 .367 2-10 .200 4-6 .667 23/ 3.3 28/ 4.0 16 15
2014 U17 X 3/0 3-15  .200 0-4 .000 .--- .000 10/ 3.3  6/ 2.0 5 4
2013 U16 5/5 7-24 .292 1-10 .100 2-3 .667 19/ 3.8 17/ 3.4 10 9
Totals 19/6   33-90 .367 9-36 .250 7-10 .700 60/ 3.3 82/ 4.6 37  33  2

 

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