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Kansas to wear new USA jerseys for World University Games

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? 

5-star recruit Jayson Tatum destroys Greek defender with monster dunk

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.

USA Basketball's U-19 team is the summer's best show

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

USA Names Pan-Am Games Roster

6 days agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

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 […]

Louisville basketball player shoots and hits granny style free throw

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 shoots free throws Ricky Barry style (VIDEO)

Chinanu Onuaku hit a pair of free throws in USA Basketball U19's win over Iran on Saturday.

Why Does That Chinese Tattoo Look Like a Bar Code?

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

Onuaku's Granny-Style Free Throws and Top 2016 Shooter Among USA U-19 Buzz

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

Kansas basketball's new USA uniforms will make you feel more patriotic

#KUbball releases uniforms for upcoming World University Games in South Korea… — (@KUsports) June 22, 2015 Kansas is representing the United States in the World University...Show More Summary

Briscoe Says He’s ‘Good’ After Head Injury

2 weeks agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

Incoming Kentucky point guard Isaiah Briscoe told 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 by text. “I’m fine though.” Ben Roberts of the Lexington Herald-Leader spoke to a USA Basketball spokesman who told […]

Kentucky-Bound Briscoe Makes USA U19 Team, Calipari Compares Him to Eric Bledsoe

2 weeks agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

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 […]

The future of USA Basketball will be on display with the new U19 team

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

Boys' basketball: Former Loyola standout Thomas Welsh makes USA U19 team

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

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.

College Basketball Stars Facing Unrealistic Expectations in 2015-16

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

USA Basketball trims U19 roster to 16, more cuts to come

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

Harry Giles Makes USA U19 Cut, Talks Recruiting

2 weeks agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

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 […]

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