Kansas’ men’s basketball team will be sporting a new look for the remainder of the World University Games. The Jayhawks, who are representing the United States in the tournament, will be wearing jerseys that prominently feature “U.S.A” across the chest. The jersey change comes after a request from FIBA. @nightengalejr What do you think of the look, Kansas fans?
Jayson Tatum is one of the top three recruits in the class of 2016 -- and all three players are competing for USA Basketball in the FIBA U-19 World Championship. This is why Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina want him.
Jalen Brunson led USA Basketball with 17 points.
The USA's dominance at international basketball is continuing in Greece at the U-19 World Championship. USA Basketball isn't used to losing. Since Mike Krzyzewski took over in 2005, the senior team has exactly one loss in 76 games, and it came nine years ago. Show More Summary
Including a mix of 16 current collegians, five players who have most recently played professionally overseas, and one player who played in the NBA in 2014-15, USA Basketball today announced 22 players have accepted invitations to take part in the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team training camp that will be used to select […]
There are 22 total players participating in the trials.
Three rising high school seniors led USA Basketball U19 in scoring.
Chinanu Onuaku is employing an interesting strategy on his free throws at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. I wonder how many times he has pulled that one out in a game of HORSE. Seems to have the form down. The USA would go on to win that game against Iran 83-53.
Chinanu Onuaku hit a pair of free throws in USA Basketball U19's win over Iran on Saturday.
We don't want to throw a cold bucket of confetti on the proceedings late tonight, but could it be that all of the perceived new focus by USA Basketball and its players on preparation and presenting a warm face to the public has an awful...Show More Summary
COLORADO SPRINGS—When Chinanu Onuaku stepped to the foul line during a recent scrimmage, his teammates on USA Basketball’s U-19 squad seemed perplexed. “Is he being serious right now?” Isaiah Briscoe whispered to Alonzo Trier as the guards took their position near the basket. Show More Summary
#KUbball releases uniforms for upcoming World University Games in South Korea… http://t.co/mGMmLL4wxZ pic.twitter.com/LD9bPOieK9 — KUsports.com (@KUsports) June 22, 2015 Kansas is representing the United States in the World University...Show More Summary
Incoming Kentucky point guard Isaiah Briscoe told SNY.tv he’s “good” after suffering a head injury during USA U19 basketball practice Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo. “I’m all good, gotta pass a test on Saturday,” he told SNY.tv by text. “I’m fine though.” Ben Roberts of the Lexington Herald-Leader spoke to a USA Basketball spokesman who told […]
In the past year, Isaiah Briscoe has won a gold medal with USA Basketball, the prestigious Nike Peach Jam title with his AAU team and the New Jersey Tournament of Champions crown with Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School. Now he’s looking to add another gold medal to his résumé before he heads to Kentucky next month. The […]
With four high school players making the cut for USA Basketball's U19 team, some of the country's best young talents will be on display in Greece later this month. In wake of Paul George's gruesome leg injury last summer, there was a...Show More Summary
Former Loyola 7-foot center Thomas Welsh, who will be a sophomore at UCLA, has made the 12-man team selected to represent the United States at the FIBA U19 World Championships in Greece.
Pat Riley has called it the "poison of winning," and current Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra echoed those comments a few years ago. "The result of success can poison a lot of things," Spoelstra said nearly three years ago, per USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt. Show More Summary
Here is the 12-man roster.
USA Basketball announced Monday the cuts from 21 players to 16, following four training sessions over the past few days. The players cut from the program were: 2016 prospects Seventh Woods and T.J. Leaf, as well as Malik Pope (San Diego...Show More Summary
If all goes right for Harry Giles, he could win his third gold medal in three years this summer with USA Basketball. The 6-foot-10 Giles out of Winston-Salem (N.C.) Wesleyan Christian won gold in 2013 at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Uruguay and in 2014 at the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai. Now he […]