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BRIGHT FUTURE GEMS WIN SILVER AT FIBA U-19 WC

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.

GEMS THROUGH TO WORLD CUP FINAL AFTER DEFEATING SPAIN

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.

GEMS SHOOT PAST MALI INTO SEMI-FINALS

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.

GEMS CLAIM VICTORY AGAINST COLOMBIA TO ADVANCE TO QUARTER FINALS

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.

GEMS DEFEAT KOREA TO LOCK UP SECOND PLACE IN GROUP C

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.

GEMS SECURE FIRST WIN WITH HARD FOUGHT PERFORMANCE AGAINST HUNGARY

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.

GEMS FALL TO USA IN FIBA U-19 WORLD CUP OPENER

It was a challenging FIBA World Cup opener for the Gems at the Thai-Japanese Stadium in Bangkok. The USA's size and athleticism proved too much for Australia to overcome as the Gems fell 79-56.

GEMS READY TO TAKE ON WORLD AT FIBA U-19 WORLD CUP

Find out all you need to know ahead of the Gems’ FIBA Under-19 World Cup campaign in Bangkok, Thailand, July 20-28.

AUSTRALIAN GEMS NAME TEAM FOR 2019 FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

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.

GEMS NARROW SQUAD FOR 2019 FIBA U19 WORLD CUP SELECTION CAMP

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.

GEMS SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 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.

GEMS COMPLETE FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH BRONZE MEDAL

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.

GEMS TO PLAY OFF FOR FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPS BRONZE FOLLOWING LOSS TO JAPAN

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.

GEMS BOOK PLACE IN 2019 FIBA UNDER-19 WORLD CUP WITH VICTORY OVER NZ

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.

GEMS STUMBLE IN FINAL GROUP STAGE GAME AGAINST KOREA

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.

GEMS CLAIM SECOND STRAIGHT VICTORY AT FIBA UNDER-18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems have fought off a determined Chinese Taipei team, 106-66, to clinch their second straight win of the group stage at the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships.

GEMS POWER TO PERFECT START AT FIBA U18 ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Gems have dominated their opening game of the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships group stage, defeating Indonesia 96-28.

GEMS BEGIN QUEST TO QUALIFY FOR 2019 UNDER-19 WORLD CUP

The Australian Gems have arrived in Bengaluru, India for the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships as they seek one of the four qualifying spots for the Under-19 World Cup next year.