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U.S. Takes Third Straight U19 Gold in FIBA World Championships



By Lee Michaelson
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Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike led the United States to its third consecutive gold medal in today’s 87-71 revenge match over Spain in the 2009 Women’s FIBA U19 World Championships. Ogwumike, team co-captain, scored 22 points and hauled down 20 boards—both game highs—in the victory.


Argentina edged out Canada, 56-51, for the bronze.

Spain’s forward Marta Xargay Casademont was named the tournament’s MVP, after leading her team undefeated to the final round. Also named to the tournament’s All-Star team were Ogwumike, Australian center Elizabeth Cambage, Spain’s Cristina Ouvina, and Lithuanian guard Marina Solopova.

Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike led the United States to its third consecutive gold medal in today’s 87-71 revenge match over Spain in the 2009 Women’s FIBA U19 World Championships. Ogwumike, team co-captain, scored 22 points and hauled down 20 boards—both game highs—in the victory.


Argentina edged out Canada, 56-51, for the bronze.

Spain’s forward Marta Xargay Casademont was named the tournament’s MVP, after leading her team undefeated to the final round. Also named to the tournament’s All-Star team were Ogwumike, Australian center Elizabeth Cambage, Spain’s Cristina Ouvina, and Lithuanian guard Marina Solopova.

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Originally published Sun, August 02, 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.