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Nurse’s Game- High in Win Over France Gives Canada Quarterfinals Apperance

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse scored a game-high for the second consecutive time and Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe tallied a double-double as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team got by France, 71-60. The win grants Canada a quarterfinals appearance and a two-day rest.   Canada (3-0) finishes first in Group A and will now face the […]

Charles Leads the Way for USA’s 102-76 Victory over Latvia For Automatic Qualifier Bid

Tina Charles tabbed a team-high 18 points as the USA Women’s World Cup Team beat Latvia, 102-76, at the 2018 FIBA World Cup. The victory secures USA with an automatic bid to the quarterfinals.   “We are really happy with the result,” Charles began. “We wanted to come out and have a really good defensive […]

Allen and Australia Torch Argentina , 84-43, and Remain Undefeated in World Cup

Rebecca Allen and the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals obliterated Argentina, 84-43, and now have never trailed through two World Cup contests.   Australia contained Argentina’s shooting to a lowly 22.3-percent. At the line, Argentina converted just 42.9-percent of its tries. On the other end, Australia was a 48.5-percent shooting team on the morning and captured […]

Nurse Explodes for 29 Points as Unbeaten Canada Defeats Greece in World Cup, 82-63

New York Liberty guard Kia Nurse  tallied a game-high 29 points as Canada Basketball’s Senior Women’s National Team defeated Korea, 82-63, to remain unbeaten in FIBA World Cup play.   Leading Korea 8-3 midway through the first quarter, Canada used a 7-0 run to take a commanding 15-3 lead. However, Korea briefly responded with a […]

Tina Charles Chosen As One of 16 Finalist For 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team

Featuring a stellar blend of veterans, who have won a combined 13 Olympic and 10 World Cup gold medals, and some of the top, young talent in the nation, 16 finalists have been selected for the 2018 USA Basketball Women’s World Cup Team. The athletes were selected by the USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player […]

Allen Leads Australia in Exhibition Action Against Two Opponents

New York Liberty stretch forward, Rebecca Allen, averaged 17.0 points per game in a pair of exhibition contests with Australia as her national team split results this past weekend.   Against France, Allen notched a game-high 23 points and eight boards outscoring her opponent’s highest point-getter, Nwal-Endene Miyem, by four.   France carried a 17-point […]

Charles’ and Team USA Rallies for 74-68 Win over Nurse’s Canada in Exhibition

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team overcame a 16-point deficit in a 74-68 win over Canada on Saturday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.   “I thought it was a bad half that we played,” head coach Dawn Staley opened. “Obviously, we couldn’t get the shots to fall, but coming out of […]