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USA Women Draw Group B with Australia, Mali & Spain for 2020 FIBA U17 World Cup

  • Date:
    Mar 4, 2020

• 2020 FIBA U17 World Cup Schedule

FIBA today conducted the draw for the 2020 FIBA U17 World Cup that will be played Aug. 15-23 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and the USA, ranked No. 1 in FIBA Women Youth events, was placed into Group B, along with No. 7 ranked Australia, No. 16 ranked Mali and No. 2 ranked Spain.

The USA will take on Australia on Aug. 15, Spain on Aug. 16 and Mali on Aug. 18. Game times are still to be determined.

Playing in Group A will be Canada, Egypt, Italy and South Korea; Group C features Chile, Japan, Lithuania and Russia; and Group D includes China, France, Puerto Rico and Romania.

Following the preliminary round, all teams will advance to the round of 16 on Aug. 19. Round of 16 winners will play in the quarterfinals on Aug. 21, the semifinals will be played on Aug. 22 and the finals on Aug. 23.

The USA U17 women are 36-1 all-time and have won four gold medals (2010, 2012, 2014 and 2018) and one bronze medal (2016) since the inaugural event in 2010.

Trials to select the 12-member USA Women’s U17 World Cup Team will be May 21-25 at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Players eligible for this team must be U.S. citizens born on or after Jan. 1, 2003.

In addition to approximately 35 athletes invited to trials by the USA Basketball Women’s Developmental National Team Committee, trials are open to as many as 115 applicant athletes. Information on how to apply to attend trials is available online.

Finalists for the team are expected to be announced on May 25, and they will remain in Colorado Springs for training camp from May 25-29.

The 12-member roster is expected to be announced on May 29, and the team members will return to Colorado Springs for training camp July 29-Aug. 5, prior to departing for the competition.

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