COLORADO SPRINGS (FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017) - The 12 players who will be tasked with landingUSA a sensational seventh straight title at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 have been chosen.
Crystal Dangerfield is the only player to have previously stepped out at the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup after topping the podium two years ago in Russia. The guard also has the distinction of becoming only the fifth athlete to have been named on two USA rosters for the competition.
"The committee put together a team we feel very confident in, in their skill-set, in the energy that they will bring in representing the United States and the pride they will have in doing so. I'm really excited to have the opportunity to work with these players," added the play-caller.
The team will return to Colorado Springs on July 7 to begin a training camp, before departing for Italy on July 15. They will then compete in a four-team exhibition tournament against hosts Italy, Latvia and Spain on July 17-19, before the main action gets underway against Mali, China and Italy.