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Cheryl Reeve named USA Basketball women's team coach

Dec. 08, 2021 15:40 PM EST

USA Basketball didn't have to look far for its next women's coach, turning to Cheryl Reeve. The Minnesota Lynx coach and general manager has been an assistant on the last two Olympic teams. Now she's taking over the U.S. women's national team. “What I’ve learned...

Bueckers scores 22 but injured in UConn win over Irish

Dec. 05, 2021 16:17 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won its rivalry game against Notre Dame but may have lost last year's national player of the year to a knee injury in the process. Paige Bueckers scored 22 points before going down with just seconds left in No. 2 UConn's 73-54 victory over No....

Dempsey back as USA Basketball chair; Bird, Durant on board

Oct. 25, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey was reelected chairperson of USA Basketball on Monday, while five-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and three-time gold medalist Kevin Durant were among those added to the federation’s board of directors. ...