WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
San Paolo, Brazil
Preliminary Round:
Sept. 12:
USA vs. China.
Sept. 13: USA vs. Nigeria.
Sept. 14: USA vs. Russia.

Second Round: Sept. 16-18.

Quarterfinals: Sept. 20.

Semifinals: Sept. 22.

Finals: Sept. 23.

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GROUPS
Group A:
Brazil
Spain
S. Korea
Argentina
Group B:
Australia
Lithuania
Canada
Senegal
Group C:
USA
Russia
China
Nigeria
Group D:
Czech Rep.
France
Cuba
Taiwan
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U.S. SPRING TOUR RECAP

Opal World Challenge:
April 7: USA def. China, 85-77.
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April 8: USA def. Australia, 87-53.
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April 10: USA def. China, 83-63.
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April 11: USA def. Taiwan, 91-66.
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April 12: Australia def. USA, 76-65.
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March 20: USA def. Mondeville, 87-66.
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March 22: USA vs. Hung. All-Stars, 93-67.
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March 24: USA vs. Pecs, 76-53.
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March 6: USA def. Sopron, 95-78.
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March 8: USA def. Lotos, 66-61.
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March 9: USA def. Lotos, 69-54.
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*all times local

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Candace Parker will be the only non-WNBA player playing for the United States in Brazil this month.
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USA WOMEN ROSTER IS SET

The 2006 USA Women's World Championship Team has named its final roster and has concluded the final leg of preparation for the FIBA World Championships. Shock forward Cheryl Ford, Comets center Michelle Snow and University of Tennessee forward Candace Parker will fill out the remaining available roster spots. The U.S. concluded its training with a 56-49 win against Australia in an exhibition match.

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  • U.S.A names initial eight, all Olympians, for the core roster
  • Spring Tour wrap-up
  • U.S. NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER
    Player
    Pos.
    Ht.
    Team
    Seimone Augustus G6-0Minnesota
    Alana Beard G5-11Washington
    G
    5-9
    Seattle
    Tamika Catchings F6-2Indiana
    Cheryl Ford F6-3Detroit
    F
    6-1
    Washington
    Candace Parker F6-3U.Tennessee
    Michelle Snow C6-5Houston
    G
    5-11
    Detroit
    F
    6-0
    Houston
    Diana Taurasi G6-0Phoenix
    Tina ThompsonF6-2Houston
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    TEAM USA COACHING STAFF
    Name
    Position
    Team/Univ
    Coach
    Seattle
    Assistant Coach
    Connecticut
    Assistant Coach
    Duke
    Assistant Coach
    Temple
    MORE USA BASKETBALL NEWS
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  • Augustus joins U.S. for win over China
  • Thompson and Smith lead U.S. over host Australia
  • Candace Parker joins National Team for Australia trip
  • Snow drops 20 points in win over Mizo-Pecs
  • Ohlde leads Americans over Hungarian All-Stars
  • Ohlde leads U.S. over Mondeville in France
  • Photo gallery from Hungary and Poland
  • Donovan, Bird teleconference from Europe
  • Milton-Jones leads the U.S. in Poland
  • Smith powers Americans over Polish club
  • USA Wins first game against MKB Euroleasing
  • DeLisha Milton Jones audio intervew
  • Beard, Melvin, Milton-Jones chat from Hungary
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