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USA Women's Youth Olympic Games Team

Defense was key for the U.S. women as they won a second straight Youth Olympic Games gold medal on Wednesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Every player who earns an invitation to a USA Basketball training camp prior to the selection of national teams has made sacrifices in their personal lives to get there. Aliyah Boston has sacrificed and then some.

The U.S. Youth Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Team remained undefeated with an 18-14 quarterfinal win over Netherlands on Tuesday afternoon in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Author:
    By Kyle Ringo, Red Line Editorial
  • Date:
    Oct 15, 2018

Sam Brunelle is taking advantage of another opportunity with USA Basketball, this time at the Youth Olympic Games

U.S. Youth Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Team members Samantha Brunelle and Paige Bueckers took part in the Women’s Shoot-Out Contest, while Carson McCorkle competed in the Men's Dunk Contest on Monday afternoon at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Youth Olympic Games is the latest challenge for accomplished 16-year-old Paige Bueckers.

Behind the strong inside presence of 6-foot-4 forward Aliyah Boston, the U.S. Youth Olympic Games Women’s Basketball Team earned a pair of victories and advanced to the YOG quarterfinals.

The young point guard from Washington is reveling in 3x3 play and the experiences it brings.

The USA offense was both impressive and balanced as the U.S. women rolled to a pair of wins in Youth Olympic Games preliminary round play.

Youth Olympic Games 3x3 basketball competition gets underway Sunday for the USA men and Monday for the USA Women.

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The 2014 USA Basketball women 3x3 basketball champions represented the U.S. at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, where they swept their way to gold.

The 2014 Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team, made up of De’Janae Boykin, Napheesa Collier, Arike Ogunbowale and Katie Lou Samuelson, took a break from training to visit the scenic mountains of Colorado Springs.

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Katie Lou Samuelson has enjoyed quite an illustrious basketball career, and the Huntington Beach, California, native hasn't even graduated high school yet. Samuelson, a senior at Mater Dei High School, has already won four gold medals with USA Basketball, including two in 2014 -- first as a member of the 2014 U17 World Championship Team and then with the 3x3 team that took gold at the Youth Olympic Games. Samuelson, who is committed to play for the University of Connecticut next fall, talks about her USA Basketball experience and what drives her to succeed.

Andraya Carter chats about the Youth Olympic Games and other topics during a 2010 USA Men's World Championship Team practice.

Briyona Canty chats about the Youth Olympic Games and other topics during a 2010 USA Men's World Championship Team practice.

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