2013 FIBA Men's U19 World Championship • Just The Facts
OFFICIAL EVENT TITLE: 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men
OFFICIAL TEAM NAME: 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team
EVENT SITE: Prague, Czech Republic
EVENT VENUES: O2 Arena (medal round), Arena Podvinný mlýn (preliminary and second rounds), Arena Sparta (preliminary and second rounds)
OFFICIAL EVENT INTERNET SITE: prague2013.fiba.com
COMPETITION DATES: June 27 – July 7, 2013
USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP DATES: June 14-19, 2013
USA BASKETBALL TRAINING CAMP SITE: Colorado Springs, Colo.
EVENT DESCRIPTION: The 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship features 16 U19 national teams that will compete for the gold medal.
ELIGIBILITY: Athletes 19 years old or younger, born on or after Jan. 1, 1994, are eligible for this competition.
2013 QUALIFIED TEAMS (16): Including host Czech Republic, a total of 16 nations will compete in the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship. While the Czech Republic earns an automatic berth to the tournament, the remaining 15 nations were determined by the five FIBA zone qualifiers in 2012. In addition to the USA (gold medalist), advancing out of the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship were Brazil (silver medalist), Canada (bronze medalist) and Argentina (fourth place); FIBA Africa advanced Senegal (gold medalist) and Ivory Coast (silver medalist); China (gold medalist), South Korea (silver medalist) and Iran (bronze medalist) earned berths out of FIBA Asia; Australia took FIBA Oceania’s spot after wining the best-of-three series against New Zealand; while FIBA Europe will be represented by Croatia (gold medalist), Lithuania (silver medalist), Serbia (bronze medalist), Russia (fourth place) and Spain (fifth place).
PRELIMINARY ROUND GROUPS: Group A: Canada, Croatia, South Korea, Spain; Group B: Argentina, Czech Republic, Iran, Lithuania; Group C: Australia, Brazil, Senegal, Serbia; Group D: China, Cote d'Ivoire, Russia, USA.
EVENT HISTORY: Originally known as the FIBA Junior World Championship, the tournament was held every four years between 1979-2007. FIBA now conducts the U19 World Championship every two years. USA men's teams are 69-13 in the U19/Junior World Championships and have won four gold and three silver medals, most recently finishing with a 7-2 record and in fifth place in 2011.
USA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM PLAYERS OF NOTE: Stacey Augmon (1987); Vin Baker (1991); Michael Beasley (2007); Dee Brown (2003); Vince Carter (1995); Nick Collison (1999); Stephen Curry (2007); Paul Davis (2003); Eric Floyd (1979); Jonny Flynn (2007); Gordon Hayward (2009); Larry Johnson (1987); Jeremy Lamb (2011); Stephon Marbury (1995); Gary Payton (1987); Sam Perkins (1979); Wesley Person (1991); Kevin Pittsnogle (2003); J.J. Redick (2003); Bobby Simmons (1999); Scott Skiles (1983); Deron Williams (2003); James Worthy (1979).
USA U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM HISTORY:
- 2011 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 2009 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 2007 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 2003 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 1999 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 1995 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 1991 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 1987 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- 1983 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
1979 U19 Recap, Roster, Results, Statistics
- All-Time U19 Results and Standings
- All-Time USA U19 Roster by Affiliation
- All-Time USA U19 Alphabetical Roster
- All-Time USA U19 Coaching Staff
USA U19 Records