Tag Archive | FIBA

USA to Face Belgium, Puerto Rico, Russia in February 2022 FIBA World Cup Qualifying Games in Washington, D.C.

 FIBA recently conducted the draw for the four 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournaments, and the U.S. will play against Belgium, Puerto Rico and Russia in the Feb. 10-13 tournament in Washington, D.C. The venue and ticket information will be announced at a later date. The U.S. is scheduled to open against Puerto […]

Draws For 2021-23 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) recently conducted at its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, the draws for the four region, 80-nation 2021-23 FIBA World Cup Qualifying Tournaments, and the USA men were drawn into the Americas Qualifier preliminary round Group D with Cuba, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The draw ceremony consisted of draws for FIBA’s four regions […]

USA U16 Women Clinch 2022 FIBA U17 World Cup Berth with 121-12 Quarterfinal Win Over Costa Rica

The USA Women’s U16 National Team (4-0), the FIBA No. 1-ranked youth program in the world, ran away with a 121-12 quarterfinal victory over No. 39-ranked Costa Rica (0-4) at the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Friday morning in Leon, Mexico. The win not only advanced the U.S. squad to the medal semifinals, but […]

Familiar Stars Among New Faces at Red Bull 3X Charlotte & Chicago Local Qualifiers

Red Bull 3X action returned with a major weekend as 42 men’s and women’s teams battled in events in Chicago and Charlotte for a chance to earn FIBA points on the path to 3×3 greatness. While the sport of 3×3 basketball makes its debut in just a few days on the grandest global stage of […]

Game Schedules Announced for USA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Teams

FIBA has announced the schedules for the 2021 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that will be held in Graz, Austria, and the USA Men’s and Women’s 3×3 National Teams will kick off play on May 27 in the USA’s final attempt to qualify USA Basketball for the inaugural Tokyo Olympic Games 3×3 competition. The USA […]

Dawn Staley to Lead Experienced Staff into 2021 AmeriCup Action

2018-21 USA Basketball Women’s National Team head coach Dawn Staley has been tabbed to head up the 2021 USA AmeriCup Team coaching staff as the USA looks to earn a second-straight gold medal at the FIBA Americas event. Staley, who recently led her University of South Carolina team to the 2021 NCAA Final Four, will be assisted […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]