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SCHEDULE FINALISED FOR GEMS' UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Less than two weeks out from the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships, the schedule for the Australian Gems has been finalised.

GEMS ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems team has been announced for the FIBA Under-18 Asia Championships to be held in Bengaluru, India from October 28-November 3.

Chemist Warehouse Supporting Women’s Basketball as Naming Rights Partner of Australian Opals & WNBL

A landmark deal for women’s basketball in Australia has seen Chemist Warehouse join Basketball Australia for a three‐year commitment as the women’s pathway partner, supporting all seven national women’s teams.

GEMS CONTINUE PREPARATIONS FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the squad for the Australian Gems second camp as preparations continue for the 2018 FIBA Under-18 women’s Asian Championships.

GEMS NAME SQUAD FOR 2018 FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Under-19 women’s squad to attend the first preparation camp of 2018 at the BA Centre of Excellence from May 12-14.

EMUS AND GEMS COACHES NAMED FOR 2018 ASIA CUP CAMPAIGN

Darren Perry and Dee Butler, two former NBL and WNBL point guards with more than 500 games experience between them, will take the helm as head coaches of the Australian Under-19 men and women for the 2018 Asia Cup campaign.

SIXTH-PLACED FINISH FOR GEMS AT FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have finished their Under-19 World Cup with another tough loss, falling by two points to France, 45-47, to finish sixth overall.

GEMS BOUNCE BACK TO DEFEAT CHINA IN FIBA U19 WORLD CUP CLASSIFICATION GAME

The Australian Gems have put the disappointment of a Quarter-Final loss behind them to defeat China 70-64 in the 5-8 classification game of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

GALLANT GEMS FALL AGONISINGLY SHORT OF FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP SEMI'S

A stirring comeback in the fourth quarter from the Australian Gems has seen them fall just short of Russia, 65-67, in the Quarter-Final of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.

QUARTER-FINALS AWAIT GEMS AFTER GUTSY WIN OVER LATVIA AT FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

In a game that went down to the wire, the Australian Gems have prevailed 61-56 over Latvia to book their place in the FIBA Under-19 World Cup Quarter-Finals.

GEMS BEAT HUNGARY TO FINISH SECOND IN POOL AHEAD OF FIBA U19 WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16

Making it two wins in a row at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, the Australian Gems have defeated Hungary 75-51 and will head into the Round of 16 in Group D's second place.

GEMS CRUSH MEXICO TO GET ON WINNERS LIST AT FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

Putting the previous night's disappointment behind them, the Australian Gems have proven they are a force to be reckoned with at the Under-19 World Cup, defeating Mexico 109-34.

GEMS STUMBLE IN OPENING GAME OF FIBA U19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have dropped their opening game of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup against an impressive defensive display from Japan.

AUSTRALIAN GEMS NAME FINAL TEAM FOR FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

Following a final selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the Australian Gems have named their team of 12 to compete for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup from July 22-30.

GEMS BOOK PLACE AT 2017 U19 WORLD CHAMPS BUT EMUS FALL IN GOLD MEDAL GAME

The Jayco Australia Gems have completed their unbeaten run through the FIBA Under-18 Oceania Championships, qualifying for next year's Under-19 World Championships but the Australian Emus could not emulate their success, falling to New Zealand in the gold medal game.

GOLD MEDALS ON OFFER FOR UNBEATEN EMUS AND JAYCO GEMS AT FIBA U18 OCEANIA CHAMPS

The Australian Emus and Jayco Australia Gems have kept their unbeaten streak through the FIBA U18 Oceania Championships going, both defeating New Caledonia in their respective Semi-Finals.

TOP OF THE TABLE EMUS AND GEMS ADVANCE TO OCEANIA CHAMP SEMI-FINALS

The Australian Emus and Jayco Australia Gems have both finished on top of their groups at the end of the pool stages, advancing to the Semi-Finals on Friday.

EMUS AND GEMS MAKE IT TWO FROM TWO AT 2016 FIBA OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Emus and Jayco Australia Gems are in the box seat to finish top of their group after they both won their second games of the FIBA Under-18 Oceania Championships.

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