Only about one-in-12 players who take part in the 2017 USA Women's U16 National Team Trials will be selected for the official roster, but trials are about more than 12 roster spots.

The USA will play Colombia, Mexico and Puerto Rico in preliminary round action at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship.

The USA Women’s U16 National Team Trials will see 137 athletes who are 16 years old or younger take part May 25-29 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

2017 WU16 Court Coaches

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Alicia Komaki from Sierra Canyon School (Calif.), Dan Rolfes from Incarnate Word Academy (Mo.), Trenia Tillis Hoard from Tyler Junior College (Texas), and Natalie Williams from the Williams Basketball Academy (Utah) will serve as court coaches for the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials.

The roster of athletes who accepted invitations to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials features 35 of the nation’s top players from the high school classes of 2019 and 2020.

USA Basketball committees, which will select coaches and athletes for various USA Basketball teams for the 2017-2020 quadrennium, are now in place.

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.

Check out the 55 Players Suiting Up In The 2017 NCAA Tournament With USA Basketball Experience.

USA U16 Women Win Bronze Medal

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Exactly what is the 2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women? How have past USA women's teams fared? Who are some of the stars who have played in past U16s? Find out here.

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FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women -- Summary Of Finishes   GOLD    SILVER    BRONZE  United States 3 0 1 Canada 1 2 1 Brazil 0 2 1 Argentina 0 0 1 FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Women -- Year-By-Year Final Standings  2009   2011 ...

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Check out the 55 Players Suiting Up In The 2017 NCAA Tournament With USA Basketball Experience.

Take a look back through pictures at how USA Basketball fared in 2015 during international competition.

The USA bounced back from a loss in the semifinals to dominate host Mexico in the bronze medal game of the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s U16 Championship. The USA rolled to an 81-24 victory, finishing 4-1 overall in the tournament.

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    May 25, 2015

Hear from 2015 USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team head coach Dori Oldaker after the selection of her 12-member roster.

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    May 24, 2015

Six-foot-7 Sedona Prince talks rebounds, among other things, at the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team Trials on May 24 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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    May 24, 2015

Jayda Adams (Jackson H.S./Massillon, Ohio), the younger sister of Jordan Adams, a 2009 U16 and 2010 U17 gold medalist discusses her experience at the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U16 National Team Trials.

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