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.
The Gems are taking home the silver medal at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup after narrowly losing in an overtime classic against the USA, 70-74. The Gems saved their best for last against the Americans, led by Isobel Anstey who was everywhere. She finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks.
The Gems are through to the Final of the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup after beating Spain, 64-55 in Thailand. The Gems kept their cool after a dominant start from Spain and were able to control the rest of the game thanks to great rebounding and a patient offence.
The Gems are on their way to the Semi-Finals at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand after beating Mali 63-51. In what was yet another physical test for Australia Gemma Potter played a terrific game. Potter scored a game-high 18 points in 18 minutes of court time thanks to a steady barrage of threes.
The Gems are through to the quarter-finals of the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand, after defeating Colombia 62-53. The win extends their winning streak to three games, giving them great momentum heading into the next stage of the tournament.
The Gems have secured second place in Group C by defeating Korea 78-59 at the FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup in Thailand. In a game that went back and forth in the first three quarters, Alexandra Fowler, Jaz Shelley and Isobel Anstey all finished the game with double-doubles.
Powered by an unstoppable Alexandra Fowler, the Gems secured their first win of the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Women's World Cup with a dominant 81-71 win over Hungary in Bangkok.
Find out all you need to know ahead of the Gems’ FIBA Under-19 World Cup campaign in Bangkok, Thailand, July 20-28.
The Australian Gems have named their team of 12 to take on the best from around the globe at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 20-28.
After a successful first camp in May, the Australian Gems have narrowed their squad for a final selection camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence from May 30 – June 2 ahead of the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.
The Australian Gems’ preparations for the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup are underway with a squad announced for a camp in May.
The Australian Gems have completed the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships by winning the bronze medal, exacting their revenge on Korea with a 75-58 victory.
A three-point barrage from Japan has sunk the Australian Gems who fell 77-90 in the Semi-Finals of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.
The Australian Gems have bounced back from a surprising loss at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships, defeating New Zealand 82-66 in the Semi-Final qualifier to officially book their place at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup.
The Australian Gems have been handed a one-point loss by Korea, falling 62-63 in their final group stage game of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.