International BasketballUSA Basketball World Cup Tournament to tip off shortly By Sue Favor - September 21, 2018 World Cup storylines: The U.S. is taking aim at the title. New faces and new pressure for America this time around. Newcomers are joining legends on the U.S. team. USA vs. Senegal preview. Fun facts and tidbits from the tournament. Ten things to know about the Cup. ESPN+ and ESPN will air 40 games from the competition. Liz Cambage is key in Australia’s hopes of ending U.S. dominance. The last-minute Australians are ready to step up. How good are Belgium’s chances? Canada is confident heading into competition with a roster of stars. Has Italy found a golden generation? International players to watch. College coach news: Empress Davenport is a new assistant coach at Lamar. Recruiting news: UNCW got Sunshine McRae after Hurricane Florence. Bonus: Ruth Riley is a new radio and television analyst for the NBA’s Miami Heat. Jonquel Jones denounces her Bahamian citizenship to play for Bosnia-Herzegovina.