Tag Archive | Puerto Rico

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 […]

USA Victorious Over Puerto Rico at Women’s World Cup

The USA moved to 2-0 in Group A at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup after defeating Puerto Rico 106-42 in Sydney. The Americans were led by six double-digit scorers in Shakira Austin (19), Kahleah Copper (18), Brionna Jones (13), Jewell Loyd (12), Breanna Stewart (11) and Alyssa Thomas (11). USA hit the century mark for the first time in the competition behind 54% shooting from 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New York State Boxing HOF Class of 2020 Rescheduled for September 19

 The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) induction dinner, originally scheduled for April 19, 2019, has officially been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 19 (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), once again at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. The 28-member Class of 2019 will be honored at the ninth NYSBHOF induction dinner, which […]

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 […]