Basketball de Mayo

USA Basketball:

The U19 court coaches were named today, and they’re Kenya Larkin-Landers of Trinity Valley Community College, and Mark Youngs of Davenport University in Michigan. Congratulations to them.

The athletes who will be at the trials are listed here.

Recruiting news:

Top pick Moriah Jefferson chooses UConn. ESPN’s analysis.


The smart student athlete of the season goes to Layshia Clarendon, who received a Golden Bear Achivement Award for having the highest GPA on the women’s basketball team. Love that.

Who will take Charli Turner Thorne’s place next season while she takes a leave of absence? Joseph Anders, who’s been her associate head coach for a while now.


Andrea Riley had a baby back in March, and she’s rarin’ to go for the Tulsa Shock.

After several years, Sue Bird is leaving her Russian Spartak team.