Basketball Queensland would like to congratulate to Tamuri Wigness from Cairns Basketball and Blake Jones from South West Metro who have both been selected for the Australian Crocs
Queensland would like to congratulate Ashlee Hannan from the Sunshine Coast Phoenix and Alexandra Fowler from Townsville Basketball for being selected for the Australian Sapphires to compete in the 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup!
2017 has brought about some significant changes to the Australian junior Pathway, including the way in which teams qualify for the Junior Championships. As of November 2017, Australia will remain in the FIBA Oceania zone, but will qualify through the Asia-Pacific region, with 15 months of qualifying ahead of the 2019 World Cup in China.
Basketball Queensland would like to acknowledge the outstanding performance from the Australian Crocs and Sapphires who both took home Gold at the 2017 FIBA Oceania U17 Championships which were held in Hagatna, Guam!
CREDIT: Basketball Australia – http://www.basketball.net.au/17s-begin-warm-tour-china-ahead-world-champs/ With the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships beginning on June 22, the Australian Under-17 men have embarked on a warm-up tour of China, completing games against Croatia, China and Lithuania so far. The tour kicked off with an 84-72 victory over Croatia, with the Australians leading by as much as…