The AIS women's basketball team has enjoyed a successful two games thus far against Japan, defeating their Asian rival in Japan in both match-ups. The first win was a blow-out, seeing the Aussie girls run away 102-68. The second match-up was much closer, the AIS team winning 82-72,
After leading the Australian U19 national basketball teams, the Gems and the Emus, to great success at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship of Basketball, head coaches Cheryl Chambers (the Gems) and Damian Cotter (the Emus) have both been reappointed as head coaches of the teams for the next two-year campaign.
Australian Basketball young gun and captain of the AIS Women's National Basketball League team, Rebecca Cole, will undergo reconstructive surgery later this week in Melbourne to repair ligament damage she sustained to her right knee after seriously injuring the knee at training at the AIS yesterday morning.
Basketball Australia is seeking Expressions of Interest for the position of Head Coach of the Australian U19 Men’s team for qualification through FIBA Oceania Championships and participation in the 2013 FIBA World Championships.
The Australian U19 women’s basketball team, the Gems, have finished fourth at the 2011 FIBA U19 World championship, losing to Brazil this morning by three points in their bronze medal match.
Australia’s U19 Women’s national basketball team, the Gems, are through to the semi finals of the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship, after beating Japan by nine-points in their quarter final match-up today, 92-83
The Australian Gems take on Japan at 6:30am AEST Saturday morning, in the Quarter Finals of the 2011 FIBA Women's World Championship. As well as following the FIBA LIVE STATS, you can also listen in to a LIVE-streamed radio call of the game.