August 15, 2017

Four Nations: USA 103, Japan 71

With a 103-71 win over Japan, the USA U23 Women’s National Team was crowned tournament champion.

Brittany was a beast on defense. She grabbed ten rebounds (in 16 minutes) — the most of any USA woman throughout the tournament. She added seven points with a field goal and five free throws, three assists and a block.

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August 13, 2017

Four Nations: USA 107, Canada 61

Brittany's perfect shooting helped the USA defeat Canada 107-61 in their second game of the U24 Women Basketball League Four Nations in Japan.

She scored 15 points on seven-of-seven shooting and added two rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block.

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The Tournament will end on Tuesday with a game between the USA and host nation Japan.

August 12, 2017

Four Nations: USA 78, Australia 60

The USA defeated Australia 78-60 in the first round of the U24 Women Basketball League Four Nations.

The victory was a balanced effort by the USA U23 squad. All members of the team played from 11 to22 minutes.and they all scored between one and 14 points.

Brittany made three of five field goal attermpts for six points and also had a steal and a block. Of her first USA Basketball game, she said, "It was a cool and surreal moment. You dream about coming to play for the USA, so it was really cool and fun to be out here with such amazing players."

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August 10, 2017

Schedule switch – Stanford vs UConn

SNY (Sportsnet New York) reports:
UConn will play Stanford in its season opener on Nov. 12 in the Countdown to Columbus event to be played at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The Huskies were originally scheduled to take on Ohio State in the one-day showcase at the site of the 2018 NCAA Final Four. But the Buckeyes will now face Louisville in the second game of the doubleheader. Times and television information are still to be determined.
If you plan to join the Cardinal in Columbus for the opening weekend of the season and haven't yet booked your travel and lodging, be sure to read "Columbus in November" in FBC Travel News.

Q and A with Dijonai



From San Diego County Hoops Report, an interview with Dijonai Carrington:
From Small School to Big Stage

August 04, 2017

Brittany makes the USA U23 team

Brit was selected today as a member of the USA Basketball U23 team that will participate in the inaugural U24 Women Basketball League Four Nations August 12-15 in Tokyo, Japan.

The tournament, which will include the USA, Australia, Canada and Japan, will be a round-robin tournament. The USA will play play Australia on Saturday August 12 at 2:30 am PT, Canada on Sunday August 13 at 12:30 am PT and host Japan on Tuesday August 15 at2:30 am PT.

Read more in the USA Basketball announcement: Eight Gold Medalists Headline 2017 USA Women's U23 National Team

August 01, 2017

Brittany's second day at U23 training camp

The USA Basketball Women’s U23 National Team hopefuls wrapped up a busy second day of training camp on Aug. 1. They ended the day with the first games of an intrasquad, four-team tournament.

Brittany recorded a double-double line of 14 points and 11 rebounds in Team 4's 80-70 victory over Team 3.

"You definitely have to get used to everyone’s different tendencies,” said McPhee, who also notched three steals. “Everybody out here is so talented. You have to figure out how to talk on defense to avoid miscommunication. We’re all playing a new defense and a new offense, so you just play hard and figure it out.”

Read more from USA Basketball: Competition Heats Up At USA Women's U23 Training Camp