Preparations commence for the 2021 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cups with a preliminary camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence from February 27 – March 2.
Basketball Australia have appointed former WNBL Coach of the Year, David Herbert as the head coach of the Australian U19 Women’s team, the Gems, for the next two years.
Finishing the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup on a high note, the Australian Emus have defeated Greece 71-52 to complete the tournament in ninth place.
Following their success against them in the group stage, the Australian Emus have defeated Latvia for a second time at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, prevailing 94-80 as the classification games continue.
The Australian Emus have cruised to an 82-60 victory against the Philippines in their first classification game of the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.
The Australian Emus' hopes of a podium finish at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup have been dashed at the hands of Lithuania, suffering a 74-91 defeat in the Round of 16.
Sam Froling hit a three-pointer with just 2.3 seconds remaining to give the Emus the victory over the previously undefeated Mali, seeing them finish in second place in Group B.
The Australian Emus defeated Latvia 81-52 to secure their first win at the Under-19 FIBA World Cup, as eleven different Emus hit the scoreboard.
A dominant third quarter was not enough to secure a win for Australia on the opening day of the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, falling to Canada 76-81.
Find out all you need to know about the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, held in Greece from June 29 - July 7 as the Australian Emus chase their third medal at the tournament.
The Australian Emus have navigated a confidence-boosting warm-up series in Latvia ahead of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, winning all three games against the hosts, Lithuania and Russia.
The Australian Emus have defeated New Zealand 72-63 to win the Under-18 Asia Championships.
The Australian Emus defeated an in form Philippines side 77-43 to advance to the Final against traditional rivals, New Zealand