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Day of Upsets at U19 World Championships Sees Russia, Australia Eliminated; US, Spain Move to Semis



By Lee Michaelson
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In a day of upsets at the 2009 Women’s FIBA U19 World Championships, Canada edged out previously undefeated Australia by a single point, 50-49, and Argentina upset Russia, 67-65, to advance to the semifinals. The US took its match, 88-75, over France, and Spain enjoyed the day’s most decisive win, 79-47, over Spain.

Team USA will meet Canada at 6:30 a.m. (EDT)/5:30 p.m. local on Saturday, August 1, in the first of the semifinals. The Americans met their North American neighbors previously in the octofinal round of the tournament, coming away with a 64-50 victory. Argentina takes on Spain in tomorrow’s second semifinal match-up. Australia, France, Russia and Lithuania will battle it out in the classification rounds for the fifth through eight-place rankings.

In a day of upsets at the 2009 Women’s FIBA U19 World Championships, Canada edged out previously undefeated Australia by a single point, 50-49, and Argentina upset Russia, 67-65, to advance to the semifinals. The US took its match, 88-75, over France, and Spain enjoyed the day’s most decisive win, 79-47, over Spain.

Team USA will meet Canada at 6:30 a.m. (EDT)/5:30 p.m. local on Saturday, August 1, in the first of the semifinals. The Americans met their North American neighbors previously in the octofinal round of the tournament, coming away with a 64-50 victory. Argentina takes on Spain in tomorrow’s second semifinal match-up. Australia, France, Russia and Lithuania will battle it out in the classification rounds for the fifth through eight-place rankings.

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Originally published Fri, July 31, 2009


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NCAA DIVISION I TOP 25 COACHES' POLL
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Week: February 7, 2012
RANK SCHOOL RECORD LAST WEEK'S RANK PRESEASON RANK AP RANK POINTS
1 Baylor (31) 24-0 1 1 1 775
2 Notre Dame 23-1 2 2 2 743
3 Connecticut 21-2 3 4 3 710
4 Stanford 20-1 4 5 4 685
5 Duke 19-3 6 8 5 650
6 Miami (FL) 20-3 7 7 6 604
7 Kentucky 21-3 5 15 7 584
8 Maryland 20-3 10 10 8 534
9 Wisconsin-Green Bay 20-0 9 24 9 530
10 Ohio State 21-2 11 NR-RV
(61)
10 483
11 Tennessee 17-6 8 3 11 476
12 Delaware 20-1 13 NR 12 434
13 Georgetown 18-5 15 11 14 379
14 Texas A&M 16-5 16 6 15 378
15 Nebraska 19-3 18 NR 13 309
16 Rutgers 17-4 14 12 17 372
17 Louisville 17-6 12 9 20 276
18 Gonzaga 21-3 19 NR-RV
(70)
19 234
19 Purdue 19-5 17 21 16 222
20 Georgia 18-6 20 12 21 202
21 Penn State 18-5 21 14 18 176
22 DePaul 17-7 23 18 NR-RV
(38)
92
23 Georgia Tech 16-6 22 NR-RV
(18)
22 104
24 South Carolina 18-5 NR-RV
(13)
NR 24 46
25 Vanderbilt 18-5 NR-RV
(23)
NR-RV
(19)
NR 45
Dropped Out: No. 24 North Carolina, No. 25 Kansas.
First-place votes: Total first-place votes received (if any) are indicated in parentheses following school name.
Others receiving votes: St. Bonaventure (22-2) 34; North Carolina (17-6) 19; California (17-6) 18; Florida Gulf Coast (21-2) 16; Middle Tennessee (19-5) 15; Texas-El Paso (20-2) 8; Texas Tech (16-6) 5; Brigham Young (21-4) 4; Fresno State (19-4) 4; St. John's (15-8) 4; Princeton (15-4) 3; Oklahoma (15-7) 2; West Virginia (17-6) 2; Kansas State (15-7) 1.
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Credit: Courtesy Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The weekly Division I Top 25 Coaches' Poll, sponsored by USA Today and ESPN, is based on voting by a Board of Coaches made up of 31 head coaches at Division I institutions all of whom are WBCA members.