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USA Tops Colombia, 88-81, in Men’s World Cup Qualifying

The United States captured its eighth win Monday night after defeating Colombia, 88-81. The Americans never trailed in the game, however Colombia cut the U.S. lead to seven (67-60) with just under eight minutes to play. With the help of Langston Galloway and David Stockton, who combined to score 17 of the team’s 21 points in the final seven-and-a-half […]

USA Advances to the Women’s World Cup Semifinals With Win Against Serbia

Behind Alyssa Thomas‘ double-double (13 points, 14 rebounds), the USA prevailed over Serbia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney. The game saw the USA trail for the first time (11-7) at the competition but a 20-0 run paved the way for a berth into the semifinals. The victory improves the […]

Third-Quarter Surge Propels USA Men to 93-76 Win Over Puerto Rico

Trailing 44-42 at halftime, the USA Men (2-1) outscored Puerto Rico (1-2) 32-14 in the third quarter to take control of the game on the way to a 93-76 win in FIBA World Cup Qualifying play in the Americas zone on Thursday night at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. “I thought our […]

Jim Boylen Returns as Head Coach of USA Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team

Veteran NBA coach Jim Boylen, who led the USA in the FIBA World Cup Qualifying November 2021 window, will return as head coach of the USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team for the February 2022 qualifying games. Also returning to assist on the bench will be experienced USA Basketball coaches Ty Ellis and Othella Harrington.  The USA will […]

Tickets on Sale Jan. 25 for Women’s, Men’s FIBA World Cup Qualifying Games in Washington, D.C.

Tickets for the previously-announced USA Basketball women’s and men’s FIBA World Cup Qualifying games at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., will go on sale starting at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 25, and will be available via Ticketmaster.com and USAB.com/tickets. Tickets for all games range from $10 (plus Ticketmaster fees) for general admission to […]

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 […]