July 31, 2018

Jenna & Alyssa begin international play on Wednesday

Jenna Brown and the USA Basketball U18 National Team open play at the 2018 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico City on Wednesday evening.

The United States will be aiming for its ninth consecutive gold medal at the event as well a berth in next summer's FIBA U19 World Cup, which will be awarded to the top four finishing teams.

In group play, the United States will face Argentina on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. PT, Chile on Thursday at noon PT and Puerto Rico on Friday at 4:30 p.m. PT. August 5 The quarterfinals will be played on August 5, the semifinals on August 6 and the finals on August 7. All of Team USA's games will stream live at Facebook.com/USABasketball.

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Meanwhile Alyssa Jerome and the Canada Senior Women's National Team will be in China and Japan playing in the Asia Exhibition Series as part of their preparations for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018.

Canada will face China in two games on August 1 & 3 and Japan on August 5 & 7.

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