After a week in training at Colorado Springs, Erica and her teammates are in Korea completing their preparation for the World University Games.
There are 16 national women's basketball teams competing in the World University Games — four groups of four.
In the preliminary round, which begins next week, each team will play each of the other three teams in its group. The USA schedule, in Pacific Time (which is 16 hours earlier than the time in Korea), is:
Sat July 4, 6:00 pm, USA vs Italy
Mon July 6, 1:30 am, China vs USA
Tue July 7, 4:00 am, USA vs Czech Republic
The quarterfinals will be played on Thursday, July 9. They will not be televised.
The semifinals will be played on Friday and Saturday. The last semifinal, on Sat July 11 at 4:00 am PT, will be televised on ESPNU if the USA is playing.
The finals will be played on Sunday and Monday. The bronze medal game, on Sun July 12 at 4:30 am PT, will be televised on ESPNU if the USA is playing. The gold medal game, on Mon July 13 at 2:00 am PT, will be televised on ESPNU if the USA is playing.
Here's more information from USA Basketball:
- A news report: USA Women’s World University Games Team Ready For South Korea
- The roster
- The complete schedule
- A photo gallery of the team in Korea