Junior National Team Newsletter

  • Date:
    Mar 16, 2017

JNT Newsletter - Vol. 13, March 2017

For more information, please contact Samson Kayode, USA Basketball Men's National Team Assistant Director, at skayode@usabasketball.com.

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Behind 19 points from Michael Porter Jr. and Jarred Vanderbilt, the USA defeated the World Select Team 98-87 to earn the "W" in the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit. Check out some of the USA highlights from the game.

The Washington Huskies (6-1) outscored the University of Oregon Ducks (5-2) 20-17 to take the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s 3x3 National Tournament crown.

Ariel drained a two-pointer to defeat Harlem 22-19 and claim top honors in the 2017 USA Basketball Men's 3x3 National Tournament. Here's a few of the highlights from the gold medal contest.

Bounce Back won the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s 3x3 U18 National Tournament and earned the right to represent the United States at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2017 that will be played June 28-July 2 in Chengdu, China.

Hoopla secured the 2017 USA Basketball Mens 3x3 U18 Championship with a 21-15 victory over Western PA Elite Gold and in doing so earned an automatic berth to the 2018 USA Men’s 3x3 U18 National Tournament.

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FIBA Americas conducted the draw for the 12-nation FIBA AmeriCup 2017 and the USA men were drawn into Group C that will play August 27-29 in in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Leading by only four points with 2:43 left in the game, the USA went on to win the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit by an 11-point margin, 98-87, on April 7 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon.

USA Basketball will take part in an inaugural U23 Four Nations Tournament this summer in Japan, and selected to lead the 2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team were Jeff Walz (Louisville) as head coach, with Courtney Banghart (Princeton) and Michelle Clark-Heard (Western Kentucky University) assistant coaches.

Carla Berube (Tufts University), has been tabbed head coach of the USA Women’s U16 National Team, and Steve Gomez (Lubbock Christian University) and Vanessa Nygaard (Windward School), complete the staff as USA assistant coaches.

With the goal of providing children a safe and fun environment in which to play basketball, USA Basketball will operate 12 Open Court programs in 2017.

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