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AUSTRALIAN CROCS AND SAPPHIRES NAMED FOR 2017 FIBA U16 ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following a selection camp at Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE), the Crocs and Sapphires teams have been selected to represent Australia at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.

ATHLETES NAMED FOR SELECTION CAMP AHEAD OF 2017 FIBA UNDER-16 ASIA CUP

As international basketball moves into a new qualification era for FIBA World Championships, Basketball Australia has named the athletes to attend the selection camp for the Australian Crocs and Sapphires ahead of the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Asia Cup.

U17 OCEANIA GOLD MEDALS FOR AUSTRALIAN CROCS AND SAPPHIRES

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have finished the Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, defeating New Zealand in their respective Grand Finals to claim the gold medals.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES TO FACE NZ IN U17 OCEANIA GRAND FINALS

With victories over Guam in the Under-17 Oceania Championship, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Grand Final where they will face New Zealand for the gold medal tomorrow.

CROCS AND SAPPHIRES ADVANCE TO FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPS SEMI-FINALS

Finishing the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships unbeaten, the Australian Crocs and Sapphires have advanced to the Semi-Finals after each defeating Samoa this afternoon.

TWO ON THE TROT FOR CROCS AND SAPPHIRES AT FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have claimed consecutive wins at the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships, all but assuring themselves top spot heading into the Semi-Finals with one group stage game to come.

AUSSIES SUCCEED ON OPENING DAY OF FIBA U17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Australian Crocs and Sapphires have taken care of business on the first day of the FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championships, each claiming 100+ point wins in their respective group stage games.

UNDER-17 OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS ANNOUNCED

The 20 players who will contest the 2017 FIBA Oceania men’s and women’s Under-17 Championships in Hagatna, Guam from July 9-16 have been named.

COACHING STAFF FOR UNDER-17 NATIONAL TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Basketball Australia is pleased to announce the coaching staff for the national Under-17 men’s and women’s teams who will compete in the new FIBA Asia Championship to qualify for the 2019 World Championships.

AUSTRALIAN MEN FINISH 7TH AT U17 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian men have finished their FIBA Under-17 World Championships on a high, defeating Korea 83-76 to secure 7th place.

AUSTRALIAN MEN FALL TO CANADA IN CLASSIFICATION GAME OF U17 WORLD CHAMPS

For the second time in the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, Australia have been unable to get past Canada, falling 96-58 in the classification rounds of the tournament.

AUSTRALIAN MEN'S U17 WORLD CHAMPS DREAM ENDS AT HANDS OF HOSTS

Sheer dominance on the glass has not been enough for Australia to prevail in a 63-74 loss to Spain in the Quarter-Finals of the Under-17 World Championships.

STUNNING COMEBACK BOOKS AUS SPOT IN QUARTER-FINALS OF U17 WORLD CHAMPS

The Australian men have punched their ticket to the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships, defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina 75-72 following a stunning 28-20 final term.

FIRST WIN FOR AUSSIE MEN AT FIBA U17 WORLD CHAMPS

Australia have finished the group stage of the FIBA Under-17 World Championships with a maiden victory, defeating Finland 77-62.

AUSSIE MEN DROP SECOND GAME OF FIBA U17 WORLD CHAMPS

Australia have fallen 90-72 in a physical contest against China, dropping a second consecutive game at the FIBA Under-17 World Championships.

AUSSIES FALL JUST SHORT OF CANADA IN U17 WORLD CHAMPS OPENER

The Australian men have suffered a heart-breaking defeat at the hands of Canada, falling 78-81 in their opening game of the FIBA U17 World Championships.

U17 TEAMS COMPLETE PREPARATIONS FOR WORLD CHAMPS

All is in readiness for the Australian men and women to begin their Under-17 World Championships tomorrow night after they completed their final warm-up games in pre-Worlds tournaments in Europe.

U17 MEN COMPLETE WORLD CHAMPS WARM-UP TOUR

The Australian Under-17 men have concluded their fortnight long tour of China with a win over the host nation.

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