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1992 WOMEN'S R. WILLIAM JONES CUP

  • Date:
    Jun 10, 2010

Taipei, Taiwan - June 20-28, 1992


The 1992 USA Jones Cup Team captured the gold medal in impressive style, sweeping through the competition by an average margin of victory of 20.4 ppg. in Taipei, Taiwan. With the 1992 title, the U.S. brought home the gold for the first time since 1987.

1992 Women
1992 USA Women's R. William Jones Cup Team


1992 USA RESULTS (8-0)
USA 87 Japan 79
USA 90 ROC-Junior 59
USA 92 ROC-National 57
USA 66 Australia 56
USA 88 Latvia 52
USA 74 New Zealand 46
USA 91 South Korea 84
USA 68 Australia 60

1992 R. WILLIAM JONES CUP FINAL STANDINGS

1. USA (8-0) 5. Rep. of China-National Team (3-3)*
2. Australia
(6-2)
6. South Korea
(2-6)
3. Japan (4-2)* 7. Rep. of China-Junior Team (1-5)*
4. Latvia (4-3)* 8. New Zealand (0-7)*
*NOTE: Complete 1992 team results are unavailable

The USA opened competition against eventual bronze medalists Japan. Holding a six-point, 46-40 halftime advantage, the U.S., behind 5'10' guard Dena Head's 14 points and 6'5' center Heather Burge's 13, finished with the 87-79 victory.

Facing Republic of China's Junior Team, the USA jumped to an early 47-29 halftime lead and, with every member of the team scoring, easily cruised to the lopsided 90-59 victory. 5'8' MaChelle Joseph paced the U.S. with 15 points and was followed by 5'10' LeJuana Hardmon, 6'5' Lisa Leslie and 5'10' Andrea Stinson, who each tallied 12 points.

Effortlessly dispensing of the Republic of China National Team 92-57, the U.S. again showed a total team effort with every member scoring. Leading the USA was Leslie with 24 points.

The U.S. struggled early against a strong and then-undefeated Australian team and by halftime trailed the Aussies 31-30. However, the second half was all USA as they outscored Australia 36-25 to earn the eventual 66-56 victory. Head led the Americans with 18 points and 6'0' Peggy Evans chipped in 12 points.

The USA's next opponent, then-unbeaten Latvia, looked to be another tough opponent. However, the Latvians proved to be no match for the powerful USA contingent. After posting a lopsided 50-30 halftime advantage, the Americans sailed to the final 88-52 win. Leslie and Stinson aided in the U.S. attack with 19 and 15 points, respectively, while Joseph added 10 points.

Although New Zealand had not yet won a game, the U.S. was able to inch ahead by just six points, 29-23, at the halftime buzzer. But the USA turned on the steam in the second half and rolled to the 74-46 win with the help of Joseph's team-high 11 points.

In what would be their narrowest margin of victory yet, Stinson and Joseph combined for 50 points as the USA edged past South Korea 91-84.

Advancing to the gold medal contest, the USA again faced off against Australia. Both teams swaped leads throughout most of the first half and with the score tied at 31 apiece, the U.S. finished out the period with a 7-0 scoring run to take a 38-31 advantage into the locker room. Australia was unable to recover from its first-half deficit and the U.S., paced by Dawn Staley's 19 points, earned the 68-60 victory and the gold medal.

1992 USA Women's R. William Jones Cup

NAME POS HGT WGT AGE SCHOOL HOMETOWN
Malissa Boles G 5-10 130 22 Maryland Milwaukee, WI
Heather Burge C 6-5 170 20 Virginia Palos Verdes Est., CA
Katrina Colleton F 5-8 125 21 Maryland Tampa, FL
Peggy Evans C 6-0 190 19 Tennessee Detroit, MI
LeJuana Hardmon G 5-10 160 21 Georgia Atlanta, GA
Dena Head G 5-10 162 21 Tennessee Canton, Ml
Karen Jennings F 6-2 170 21 Nebraska Persia, IA
MaChelle Joseph G 5-8 135 22 Purdue Auburn, IN
Lisa Leslie C 6-5 169 19 Southern California Hawthorne, CA
Joyce Pierce F 6-0 180 21 Georgia Tech Norcross, GA
Dawn Staley G 5-6 130 22 Virginia Philadelphia, PA
Andrea Stinson G 5-10 160 24 North Carolina State Cornelius, NC
HEAD COACH: Chris Weller, University of Maryland
ASSISTANT COACH: Kay James, University of Southern Mississippi
ASSISTANT COACH: Marynell Meadors, Flordia State University
TEAM PHYSICIAN: Bryan Smith, UCLA Medical Center
ATHLETIC TRAINER: Jean Miles, Geneva, NY

1992 USA Women's R. William Jones Cup Statistics

NAME G
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AT
BK
ST
Leslie 8
36- 62
.581
0- 0
.000
24- 28
.857
38/ 4.8
96/ 12.0
0
10
11
Stinson 8
41- 61
.672
0- 2
.000
7- 9
.778
37/ 4.6
89/ 11.1
14
3
14
Joseph 8
29- 55
.527
15- 29
.517
15- 20
.750
15/ 1.9
88/ 11.0
9
0
8
Head 8
37- 67
.552
8- 15
.533
6- 12
.500
25/ 3.1
88/ 11.0
14
0
11
Evans 8
27- 57
.474
0- 0
.000
4- 10
.400
24/ 3.0
58/ 7.3
1
1
4
Staley 8
20- 42
.476
1- 3
.333
9- 11
.818
12/ 1.5
50/ 6.3
38
1
17
Hardmon 8
20- 41
.488
0- 0
.000
8- 12
.667
13/ 1.6
48/ 6.0
7
0
5
Burge 8
13- 19
.684
0- 0
.000
10- 15
.667
20/ 2.5
36/ 4.5
1
4
9
Jennings 8
15- 29
.517
0- 0
.000
6- 12
.500
25/ 3.1
36/ 4.5
3
0
2
Pierce 8
10- 23
.435
0- 0
.000
10- 18
.556
31/ 3.9
30/ 3.8
3
0
6
Bolas 6
10- 28
.357
0- 2
.000
3- 8
.375
11/ 1.8
23/ 3.8
4
1
11
Colleton 7
5- 13
.385
0- 0
.000
4- 4
1.000
10/ 1.4
14/ 2.0
7
2
7
USA 8
263-497
.529
24- 51
.471
106-159
.667
262/ 32.8
656/ 82.0
101
22
105
OPP. 8
193-492
.392
39-132
.295
68- 99
.687
197/ 24.6
493/ 61.6
79
11
77

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