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  1. USA Basketball names Billy Donovan Under-18 head coach, Sean Miller and Ed Cooley assistants

    Feb 4, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Florida head coach Billy Donovan is getting his roster together with the addition of Chris Walker on Tuesday night, hoping to make another run in the NCAA tournament. Following the season, Donovan will once again coach USA Basketball. On Tuesday afternoon, Donovan was named the head coach of the Under-18 team. Donovan led the USA…

  2. Providence’s Ed Cooley joins staff for USA Basketball Men’s Under-19 World Championship team

    May 19, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

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    Yesterday, news broke that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski was in discussions to return as the USA Olympic men’s basketball coach through the Rio 2016 Olympics. On a smaller scale, earlier last week the Providence Journal reported that Providence head coach Ed Cooley will join Marquette head coach Buzz Williams and Tim Ryan, head coach from the College of Central…

  3. Anthony Davis cut from Team USA after training camp in Las Vegas

    Jul 8, 2012, 11:50 AM EDT

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    It looks like Anthony Davis will have to wait at least four more years for his first shot at an Olympic gold medal after he was cut from the USA Men’s National Team Saturday. USA Basketball announced its final 12-man roster after training camp in Las Vegas, Nev., and the roster must now be submitted…

  4. USA Basketball U17 team cruises to 69-point victory over China on Independence Day

    Jul 5, 2012, 9:32 AM EDT

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    Now might be the perfect time to use one of those clichéd “fireworks” puns that I’ve had stored away since last Independence Day, but I’ll resist the temptation. The United States’ U17 basketball team put on a dominating performance Wednesday night, taking care of China, 116-47, to end the preliminary round of the 2012 FIBA U17…

  5. Dakari Johnson scores 16, USA Basketball U-17 takes down Czech Republic, 95-57

    Jun 30, 2012, 12:37 PM EDT

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    Top 2014 prospect Dakari Johnson posted a double-double, scoring 16 points and grabbing 12 rebounds, as the United States U-17 team cruised to a 95-57 victory over the Czech Republic Saturday at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship in Lithuania. “I just tried to come in the game and crash the offensive boards and really…

  6. Julius Randle’s double-double leads USA Basketball U-18 to win gold at FIBA Americas

    Jun 21, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT

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    The United States came into the tournament as favorites and left as champions. Facing little resistance throughout the tournament, the USA Basketball U18 team took care of Brazil, 81-56, in the title game to win gold at the 2012 FIBA Americas. “I told our guys after that they’re the ones that made it all possible,”…

  7. Final USA Basketball U18 roster announced, team set to compete in Brazil

    Jun 10, 2012, 9:21 AM EDT

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    On Saturday night, USA Basketball announced its final roster for the U18 National Team, a group that will compete in the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship from  June 16-20 in Sao Sebastiáo do Paraiso, Brazil. The roster was cut from 23 players to 14 on Friday, and was trimmed once more Saturday, to get to…

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