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Just the Facts: 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup for Men

  • Date:
    Jan 14, 2019

OFFICIAL EVENT TITLE:

2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup for Men

OFFICIAL TEAM NAME:

2019 USA Basketball Men’s 3x3 U18 World Cup Team

EVENT SITE:

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

EVENT VENUE:

TBD

OFFICIAL EVENT INTERNET SITE:

TBD

COMPETITION DATES:

June 3-7, 2019

USA BASKETBALL 3X3 U18 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP:

April 13-14 • U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP DATES:

TBD

USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP SITE:

TBD

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup has been held on an annual basis since 2011, except the years of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (2010, 2014, 2018). Twenty men’s and 20 women’s teams are expected to compete in the 2019 event. In addition to the men’s and women’s 3x3 tournaments, included in the 2019 3x3 program will be skills contests, giving athletes chances to win additional medals. 

ELIGIBILITY:

In order to be eligible, athletes must participate in at least one FIBA-sanctioned 3x3 tournament in 2019 prior to participating in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship that is scheduled to be held April 13-14 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The four-member team that will represent USA Basketball at the 3x3 U18 World Cup will be selected following the USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship.

Athletes eligible for this team must be 18-years-old or younger (born on or after 1/1/01) and U.S. citizens.

2019 QUALIFIED TEAMS (20):

In addition to host Mongolia and Argentina, gold medalist at the 2018 Youth Olympics, teams qualified for the 2019 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup for Men include: Belarus, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and the United States.

PRELIMINARY ROUND GROUPS:

TBD (four groups of five teams each)

EVENT HISTORY:

Including results from the 2010 Youth Olympic Games, which was a 3x3 U18 competition, and results from the six FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cups held between 2011-2017, the USA men are 28-13 all-time and earned the silver medal in 2012 and placed 4th in the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

USA MEN’S 3X3 U18 WORLD CUP TEAM PLAYERS OF NOTE:

Cliff Alexander (2013), Larry Austin (2012, 2013), Sterling Gibbs (2010), Rondaé Hollis-Jefferson (2011), Payton Pritchard (2015) and PJ Washington (2015).

USA MEN’S 3X3 U18 WORLD CUP TEAM HISTORY:

Find out more!

 

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