Follow the U16 USA Team from "Team Mom's" Perspective
by Vicky Showalter, coach's wife

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Post Game Celebration!

USA Basketball hosted a dinner at La Parralla's for the team and their families.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Game 4: USA vs Canada

USA 113 vs Canada 70.

Gold Standard #8: INTELLIGENCE. We take good shots. We're aware of team fouls. We know the scouting report.

Gold Standard #9: POISE. We show no weakness

Way to go Team USA. Game 4 in the W column.

USA (#1 from pool B) plays Canada (#2 from pool A) today at 6:00. This is the game to qualify for the World Championship next summer and the Gold medal qualifying game. GO TEAM USA!

The FIBA Americas U16 Championship is a qualifying tournament for the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship. The top three finishing teams from FIBA Americas will advance to next summer’s U17 Worlds, scheduled for June 29 - July 12 in Lithuania.