The 2017-20 USA Women’s National Team pool roster has been named.
The 29-women squad will be used to select the 2018 USA World Cup Team and subsequently the 2020 USA Olympic team.
The pool team features 13 Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medallists.
The 2018 FIBA World Cup will take place Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain and the 2020 Summer Olympic Games are July 24-Aug. 9 in Tokyo.
“I’m incredibly pleased with the pool of players that make up the 29 and the different experiences that they bring to the team,” USA coach Dawn Staley told usab.com. “Anytime we can get the USA National Team together and work for a few days, it’s only going to benefit us in the long run.
The USA pool team will train from Feb. 9-11 at the Carolina Coliseum.
“This is a very talented group, from four-time Olympians Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi, to the younger players who are hoping to compete in their first USA National Team competition,” said Women’s National Team Director Carol Callan.
Below is the complete 2017-20 USA Women’s National Team pool roster:
Seimone Augustus (Minnesota Lynx); Sue Bird (Seattle Storm); Tina Charles (New York Liberty); Layshia Clarendon (Atlanta Dream); Napheesa Collier (Connecticut); Elena Delle Donne (Washington Mystics); Skylar Diggins-Smith (Dallas Wings); Stefanie Dolson (Chicago Sky); Asia Durr (Louisville); Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx); Brittney Griner (Phoenix Mercury); Tiffany Hayes (Atlanta Dream); Jantel Lavender (Los Angeles Sparks); Jewell Loyd (Seattle Storm); Kayla McBride (Las Vegas Aces); Angel McCoughtry (Atlanta Dream); Kelsey Mitchell (Ohio State); Maya Moore (Minnesota Lynx); Chiney Ogwumike (Connecticut Sun); Nneka Ogwumike (Los Angeles Sparks); Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces); Katie Lou Samuelson (Connecticut); Odyssey Sims (Los Angeles Sparks); Breanna Stewart (Seattle Storm); Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury); Morgan Tuck (Connecticut Sun); Lindsay Whalen (Minnesota Lynx); Courtney Williams (Connecticut Sun); and A’ja Wilson (South Carolina).
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