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  1. It's no secret why USA Basketball stinks right now

    Doug Gottlieb

    After the recent fifth-place finish in the Pan Am Games and silver-medal finish at the Under-19 world championships, here's why USA Basketball is struggling, writes Doug Gottlieb.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  2. Low makes big impact but only after 0-2 start

    Andy Katz

    The Pan Am team started slowly with losses to Uruguay and Panama and finished with a disappointing fifth-place finish, but you can't blame Derrick Low, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  3. If U.S. team medals, it will be a good Pan Am Games

    Fran Fraschilla

    Jay Wright will have his hands full leading the U.S. team to a medal at the Pan Am Games. But he's the right man for the job, writes Fran Fraschilla.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2007
  4. Dorsey's big mouth good for the game

    Andy Katz

    Joey Dorsey's mouth got him in trouble against Greg Oden in March, but the Memphis senior won't stop talking. And college basketball is better because of that, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2007
  5. Four on 12-man roster have Pan Am experience

    Team USA coach Jay Wright has settled on his 12-man roster for the Pan American Games basketball tournament.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2007
  6. Vols fail to make summer teams

    Quick hitters for a Monday: Tennessee received more fuel in its outcry that the Vols' players aren't very highly respected. Chris Lofton didn't make the Pan Am Games team, and last month, Ramar Smith and Wayne Chism weren't invited to try out for t...

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2007
  7. Maynor's shot propels him to legend status, still haunts Duke

    Andy Katz

    That game-winning shot that sealed VCU's upset of Duke in the NCAA Tournament was Eric Maynor's greatest moment and Jon Scheyer's lowest point. The two met again at the Pan Am trials last week.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2007
  8. U.S. cuts Pan Am roster to 14 heading into Brazil trip

    Andy Katz

    The Pan Am Games about to begin, the USA Basketball selection committee took to thinning the U.S.'s roster from 30 to 14 Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2007
  9. Injury rules Duke's Nelson out of Pan Am Games

    Andy Katz

    Duke guard DeMarcus Nelson injured his left hand during the Pan Am Trials Thursday night and will be sent back to Durham, N.C., Saturday for further evaluation.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007
  10. 30 college stars will vie for 12 spots

    Andy Katz

    The Pan Am Games cut from 30 players to the final 12 may be tougher than the competition in Brazil, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007
  11. Butch's ugly elbow injury still a painful memory

    Andy Katz

    Brian Butch is still rehabbing that grisly elbow injury that sidelined him at the end of February. But he's just happy to be back on the court at the Pan Am Games team trials.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007
  12. Pan Am spots in high demand

    Expect the competition for the final 12 spots on the Pan Am Games team to be some of the toughest and closest tryouts for a college-aged USA Basketball squad in recent memory. That's because a record number of players are interested in trying out...

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2007
  13. Okafor, Paulding to lead U.S. into Pan Am Games

    Team USA made its final cuts Friday, announcing its 12-member team that will compete next month at the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2003