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Just the Facts: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men

  • Date:
    Feb 10, 2017

OFFICIAL EVENT TITLE:

2017 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men

OFFICIAL TEAM NAME:

2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team

EVENT SITE:

Cairo, Egypt

EVENT VENUE:

TBD

OFFICIAL EVENT INTERNET SITE:

fiba.com/world/u19/2017

DATE OF DRAW:

Feb. 11, 2017 @ Cairo, Egypt

COMPETITION DATES:

July 1-9, 2017

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP DATES:

June 18-25, 2017

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP SITE:

United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Cairo, Egypt.

EVENT DESCRIPITION:

First held in 1979 and known as the FIBA Junior World Championship, the U19 World Championship features the world’s top 19-year-old and younger players. FIBA holds U19 World Championships every two years.

The USA earned its qualifying spot for the U19 worlds last summer by capturing gold at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship with a 5-0 record.

ELIGIBILITY:

Athletes eligible for this team must be 19 years old or younger (born on or after 1/1/98) and U.S. citizens.

2017 QUALIFIED TEAMS (16):

In addition to host Egypt, which earned the silver medal at the 2016 FIBA Africa U18 Championship, nations qualified for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championship include Angola (gold medalist) and Mali (bronze medalist) from FIBA Africa; Iran (gold medalist), Japan (silver medalist) and South Korea (bronze medalist) from FIBA Asia; while FIBA Americas teams include the United States (gold medalist), Canada (silver medalist), Brazil (bronze medalist) and Puerto Rico (fourth place); France (gold medalist), Lithuania (silver medalist), Italy (bronze medalist), Germany (fourth place) and Spain (fifth place) from FIBA Europe; and New Zealand (gold medalist) from FIBA Oceania.

PRELIMINARY ROUND GROUPS:

Group A:  France, New Zealand, South Korea and a nation from the Americas to be determined by FIBA at a later date.

Group B: Egypt, Germany, Lithuania and Puerto Rico.

Group C: Canada, Japan, Mali and Spain.

Group D: Angola, Iran, Italy, USA.

USA EVENT HISTORY:

In the 12 U19 competitions held, the USA men’s teams have won six gold and three silver medals, including gold in three of the past four U19 championships (2009, 2013 and 2015). In 2015 the USA men finished 7-0 to capture gold, and now own an all-time win-loss record of 85-13 in the competition.

USA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM PLAYERS OF NOTE:

Past USA U19 teams have included standouts such as: Stacey Augmon (1987), Vin Baker (1991), Jalen Brunson (MVP of the 2015 U19 World Championship), Vince Carter (1995), Nick Collison (1999), Stephen Curry (2007), Terrance Ferguson (2015), Eric Floyd (1979), Aaron Gordon (MVP of the 2013 U19 World Championship), Tim Hardaway Jr., (2011), Montrezl Harrell (2013), Gordon Hayward (2009), Larry Johnson (1987), Jeremy Lamb (2011), Stephon Marbury (1995), Doug McDermott (2011), Jahlil Okafor (2013), Gary Payton (1987), Sam Perkins (1979), J.J. Redick (2003), Marcus Smart (2013), Klay Thompson (2009), Scott Skiles (1983), Deron Williams (2003), Justise Winslow (2013), and James Worthy (1979).

USA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM HISTORY:

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NOTE: The FIBA U19 World Cup was formerly known as the FIBA Junior World Championship; FIBA changed the names of its age-based World Championships in 2005 to reflect the age of eligibility and in 2017 changed references to World Championship to World Cup.

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