Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Brad Beal Leads The USA U16 Men To Gold

Beal, who provided consistent scoring for the Men's U16 Developmental National Team, was key in helping the USA bring back gold from Argentina last week.

Kelly Faris Looks To Make Women's U19 World Championship Team

Faris, who on May 17, 2009, was named one of 14 finalists for a spot on the 12-member roster of the Women's U19 World Championship Team, will return to Colorado Springs on July 9th to train with the team. The final roster will be announced prior to the team's departure for Thailand, where the U19 World Championship for Women will be held July 23-August 2.

Craig Brackins Looks To Improve His Game

Craig Brackins, who is a member of the '09 Men's World University Games Team, gives Iowa State hope in a tough Big 12 Conference next season, writes Andy Katz.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Men's WUG Team Splits Two Exhibition Games

The Men's World University Games Team opened exhibition play with a win over Canada, before falling to tournament host Serbia...DeAngelo Casto and Klay Thompson of the Men's U19 World Championship Team make Washington State a contender in the Pacific-10 conference next season, writes Andy Katz.

Seth Curry Leads Men's U19 Team To Win Over Croatia

In the USA's first exhibition game in the U19 World Championship for Men, Seth Curry led a balanced scoring attack in a 97-68 victory.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

USA Names Inaugural Men's U16 National Team

The 2009-10 USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team training camp started with 19 players on June 12 and today USA Basketball announced the 12 who would compete in Argentina this summer at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. With some of the top players in the nation, the team announcement created quite a buzz ... Joel Francisco of Scouts, Inc., broke down the players who were at the camp and his column makes a great starting point ... Jerry Meyer of Rivals.com covered the weekened extensively ... the Quad City Times is following Chasson Randle, keeping close tabs on the standout's selection to the team ... Sterling Gibbs had four exams before coming out for the biggest test last weekend, according to Chris Lawlor of ESPN Rise ... the Gazette highlighted Quinn Cook's selection to the team ...