2022 FIBA Girls’s World Cup: Crew USA roster, schedule, video games, how one can watch, stay stream

September 18, 2022

Later this month, the most effective girls’s basketball gamers on the planet will converge on Australia for the 2022 FIBA Girls’s World Cup, which runs from Sept. 22 till Oct. 1. All video games might be performed in Sydney, although there are a number of venues within the metropolis. 

As the game’s present and historic powerhouse, Crew USA is as soon as once more the favourite to win the competitors; the Individuals have received a report 10 World Cup gold medals and are searching for a fourth consecutive title. In actual fact, Crew USA has not even misplaced a sport within the competitors since falling to Russia within the semifinals of the 2006 event. 

Forward of all of the motion, this is all the pieces that you must learn about Crew USA:

Schedule

Crew USA has been drawn into Group A together with Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Puerto Rico and South Korea. They may play every staff as soon as, with two factors awarded for a win and one level for a draw. The Individuals should end within the prime 4 of the group with a purpose to advance to the knockout stage. 

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Preliminary spherical

  • Crew USA vs. Belgium | Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:30 p.m. ET | ESPN+
  • Crew USA vs. Puerto Rico | Thursday, Sept. 22, 8:30 p.m. ET | ESPN+
  • Crew USA vs. China | Saturday, Sept. 24, 12:30 a.m. ET | ESPN+
  • Crew USA vs. South Korea | Monday, Sept. 26, 12 a.m. ET | ESPN+
  • Crew USA vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina |  Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12 a.m. ET | ESPN+

Knockout stage

Roster

Crew USA has not launched a last roster but because of the ongoing WNBA Finals, which can not finish till the day earlier than the World Cup begins. That may clearly make it tough to incorporate gamers comparable to Chelsea Grey, Brionna Jones, Kelsey Plum, Alyssa Thomas and reigning WNBA MVP and Defensive Participant of the Yr A’ja Wilson. 

With stalwarts comparable to Sue Fowl, Tina Charles, Sylvia Fowles and Diana Taurasi getting old out, Napheesa Collier recovering from being pregnant, Skylar Diggins-Smith coping with private points and Brittney Griner detained in Russia, this might be a new-look nationwide staff. And even perhaps extra so relying on what occurs with gamers collaborating within the Finals. 

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Because it stands, the one members of the gold medal-winning staff from the 2020 Olympics that seem sure to be heading to Australia are Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd and Ariel Atkins. 

Here’s a take a look at the preliminary roster, which can finally must be lower all the way down to 12. 

Ariel Atkins

Guard

Washington Mystics

Shakira Austin

Ahead/Middle

Washington Mystics

Aliyah Boston

Middle

South Carolina (NCAA)

Kahleah Copper

Guard/Ahead

Chicago Sky

Diamond DeShields

Guard

Phoenix Mercury

Stefanie Dolson

Middle

New York Liberty

Chelsea Grey

Guard

Las Vegas Aces

Rhyne Howard

Guard/Ahead

Atlanta Dream

Sabrina Ionescu

Guard

New York Liberty

Brionna Jones

Middle

Connecticut Solar

Betnijah Laney

Guard/Ahead

New York Liberty

Jewell Loyd

Guard

Seattle Storm

Kelsey Plum

Guard

Las Vegas Aces

NaLyssa Smith

Ahead

Indiana Fever

Breanna Stewart

Ahead

Seattle Storm

Alyssa Thomas

Ahead

Connecticut Solar

A’ja Wilson

Ahead

Las Vegas Aces

Teaching Employees

  • Head coach: Cheryl Reeve (Minnesota Lynx)
  • Assistant: Mike Thibault (Washington Mystics)
  • Assistant: Kara Lawson (Duke)
  • Assistant: Joni Taylor (Texas A&M)