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The USA will host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup

The USA will host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup

The defending FIBA World Cup champion, the USA, is set to host one of four qualifying tournaments for the 2022 FIBA World Cup. Teams will play Feb. 10-13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The other hosts are Osaka, Japan, and Belgrade,…

USA earns gold at inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup

USA earns gold at inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup

Led by center Brionna Jones (Connecticut Sun), the USA 3×3 Women’s AmeriCup Team went undefeated (5-0) in the inaugural FIBA 3×3 AmeriCup on Sunday. Held in Miami, the event was a qualifier for the 2022 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. The…

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

U.S. continues Olympic dynasty, earns 7th consecutive gold with 90-75 win over Japan

The U.S. finishes Olympic competition in customary fashion, with the gold. Full Olympic Results Tokyo 2020 Women’s Basketball All-Star Five MVP – Breanna Stewart (USA) Rui Machida (Japan) Emma Meesseman (Belgium) A’ja Wilson (USA) Sandrine Gruda (France) After a close…

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

USA crushes Serbia 79-59 in Olympic semifinals, seeks to win 7th gold

With a dominant performance and a balanced scoring effort, the U.S. senior women’s national team beat Serbia 79-59 in the semifinals of the Tokyo Games to advance to the gold medal game. The victory marked the team’s 54th straight win…

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

USA blasts past Australia 79-55 to reach Olympics semifinals

TV Schedule The U.S. had little trouble putting away the Australian Opals 79-55 in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Wednesday. The win marked 53 straight victories from the USA in Olympic competition dating from the1992 bronze medal…

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

U.S. wins first-ever Olympic 3×3 gold in Tokyo

From here on out I’ll like to be addressed as “Gold Medal Lish” ? pic.twitter.com/0yGKiWlnJK — Allisha Gray (@Graytness_15) July 28, 2021 In the inaugural 3×3 basketball Olympic competition, the U.S. Olympic 3×3 Women’s Basketball Team (8-1) won the gold…

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

A’ja Wilson leads the U.S. over Nigeria 81-72 in Olympics opener, Sue Bird hits assist mark

TV/Streaming Schedule Led by first-time Olympian A’ja Wilson, the U.S. held off a determined Nigerian squad for an 81-72 victory in the first game of the Tokyo Summer Olympics preliminary round for both teams. The victory marked the 50th straight…

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

USA and Russia begin 3×3 play 2-0, Jill Biden and Macron attend

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron in the stands to watch the USA vs. France women’s 3×3 game in the Group A pool round #Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/K3DwYVbW8C — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) July 24, 2021 The debut of…

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62  in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

USA runs past Nigeria 93-62 in final exhibition before Tokyo Olympics

The USA Women’s National Team ran past Nigeria 93-62 Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas before heading to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The win capped a three-game exhibition schedule for Team USA that included losses to Team WNBA during the league’s…

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA tops Team USA in All-Star Game

Team WNBA defeated Team USA 93-85 in the 2021 WNBA All-Star Game, a special edition of the event that featured All-Stars vs. the USA Senior Women’s National Team. First-time All-Star Arike Ogunbowale (Dallas Wings) helped lead Team WNBA to the…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Conduct Minicamp in San Antonio Ahead of NCAA Final Four

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Conduct Minicamp in San Antonio Ahead of NCAA Final Four

Release from USA Basketball: Sixteen members of the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s National Team are expected to attend the USA’s second minicamp of the year from March 30-April 2 in San Antonio, Texas. The 16 athletes who have confirmed participation…

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes are set to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The last time the team attended a camp was in February 2020. Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx) Brittney…

USA Basketball to continue streaming  classic National Team exhibition games

USA Basketball to continue streaming classic National Team exhibition games

USA Basketball will stream national team games every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. EDT through July 9. Games will be streamed at usab.com/live and on USA Basketball’s Twitter and Facebook accounts. The women’s team schedule: June 16: 2000 USA Women’s National Team vs. USA Select…

Dawn Staley gives an update on preparation for Tokyo 2021, “everything is still so fluid”

Dawn Staley gives an update on preparation for Tokyo 2021, “everything is still so fluid”

Team USA women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley provided an update on the U.S. women’s national team’s plans for the postponed Tokyo Games, now scheduled for the summer of 2021. Staley made her comments Monday during NBCSN’s “Lunch Talk Live”…

International Olympic Committee postpones 2020 Tokyo Games due to coronavirus pandemic

International Olympic Committee postpones 2020 Tokyo Games due to coronavirus pandemic

USA Basketball Statement In a joint statement, the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, announced the postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics. Previously, the IOC said it would take up to four weeks to make a decision…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announces the Class of 2020

Update: The induction ceremony scheduled for June 13, 2020, has been postponed and will be rescheduled for June 12, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All tickets purchased by guests will be refunded in full. More The Women’s Basketball Hall…

Rosters set for training camps for Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament teams

Rosters set for training camps for Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament teams

USA Basketball announced rosters for the training camps for the Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Teams. Eleven athletes are set to participate in training Feb. 12-13 in Chicago. The USA Basketball 3×3 player selection committees will select four women to…

Katie Lou Samuelson, Ariel Atkins and Tiffany Mitchell added to rosters for upcoming USA Women’s National Team competitions

Katie Lou Samuelson, Ariel Atkins and Tiffany Mitchell added to rosters for upcoming USA Women’s National Team competitions

From an announcement by USA Basketball: Three athletes with previous USA Basketball experience have been added to the USA Women’s National Team rosters for at least a portion of the two collegiate exhibitions and three FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament contests.…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced 12 finalists for the Class of 2020

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame announced the 12 finalists in consideration for induction into the Class of 2020. The candidates: Debbie Brock (Veteran Player) Doug Bruno (Coach) Carol Callan (Contributor) Swin Cash-Canal (Player) Tamika Catchings (Player) Sue Donohoe (Contributor)…

USA Basketball announces rosters for games against UConn and Louisville

USA Basketball revealed the rosters for the senior women’s national team’s two games against collegiate opponents in January and February. The USA SWNT faces UConn on Jan. 27  at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2) and Louisville on Feb. 2 at 2…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to play Connecticut, Louisville in 2020

Adding on to their college tour heading into the 2020 Summer Olympics, the USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play Connecticut and Louisville in 2020. The team’s schedule for November 2019 featured Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and Oregon with…

Ogwumike leads USA over Stanford, 95-80, national team kicks off campaign for gold in Tokyo

Ogwumike leads USA over Stanford, 95-80, national team kicks off campaign for gold in Tokyo

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent STANFORD, Calif. – “It was probably everything that we hoped it would be, Stanford’s very difficult to play against. We got exactly what we needed.” Cheryl…

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent

Pac-12 to enjoy heightened visibility during USA Basketball November tour; Ogwumike and Clarendon represent

Tour Schedule With members that represent some of the best teams in the nation, including preseason No. 1 Oregon, it is no surprise that the Pac-12 is set to play a prominent role in the USA National Team’s November tour…

Allisha Gray added to USA National Team’s November tour roster

Allisha Gray added to USA National Team’s November tour roster

USA Basketball added Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray to the November roster for the USA’s four-game NCAA tour and three FIBA games in Brazil. She replaces Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne who injured her back during the WNBA Finals…

USA Basketball Women’s National Team unveils November NCAA tour games

Release from USA Basketball: The USA Basketball Women’s National Team, which announced in July an expanded training program to aid in its pursuit of a seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal, will tip-off its quest for a gold in Tokyo with…