The four-member rosters today were announced for the USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Teams that will compete in the 2020 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament March 18-22 in Bengaluru, India, where the top three finishing men’s and women’s teams will earn berths into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Representing the USA men will be: Canyon Barry (Iowa Wolves/Colorado Springs, Colo.), Robbie Hummel (Purdue University ‘2012/Valparaiso, Ind.), Dominique Jones (Fort Hays State University ‘2011/Harlem, N.Y.) and Kareem Maddox (Princeton University ‘2011/Los Angeles, Calif.).
Named to the USA women’s team were current WNBA players: Napheesa Collier (Minnesota Lynx/O’Fallon, Mo.), Stefanie Dolson (Chicago Sky/Port Jervis, N.Y.), Allisha Gray (Dallas Wings/Sandersville, Ga.) and Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces/Poway, Calif.).
The rosters were selected by the USA Basketball 3×3 Selection Committees following Feb. 12-15 training camps in Chicago that featured 11 female and 16 male hopefuls.
“USA Basketball is grateful to all of the athletes who attended training camp and competed for a roster spot,” said Jay Demings , USA Basketball Youth & Sport Development director and member of the USA Basketball 3×3 Men’s and Women’s Selection Committees. “It was a very talented field for both the men and women, and the committees had a very difficult task in selecting these teams. In the end, we are confident in the abilities of the eight players and the strength of the teams overall. Now, it is on to the very important task of qualifying the USA for the 3×3 Olympic basketball competition in Tokyo.”
The USA men earned their spot in the 2020 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament by winning the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. That team, which captured the USA men’s first FIBA 3×3 World Cup gold medal, included Barry, Maddox and Hummel, who was named MVP at the event.
The USA women earned their spot in the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament by virtue of their status on the FIBA 3×3 world rankings as of this past November.
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