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Australia women's national under-19 basketball team

The Australia women's national under-19 basketball team is the women's basketball team representing Australia for all international under-18 and under-19 women's basketball competitions, including the FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Women and FIBA Oceania Under-18 Championship for Women. The team is nicknamed the Gems, an abbreviation for the word gemstone.[1] In 1993, the Gems (which won a gold medal) won the Australian Institute of Sport Athlete (team) of the Year.[2]

 Australia
FIBA ranking11th
FIBA zoneFIBA Oceania
National federationBasketball Australia
CoachPaul Goriss
Nickname(s)Gems
World Championships
Appearances11
MedalsGold medal with cup.svg Gold: 1993
Silver medal with cup.svg Silver: 1997
Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze: 1989, 2013, 2015
Oceania Championships
Appearances7
MedalsGold medal with cup.svg Gold: 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016

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Tournament recordEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

The first FIBA U19 World Championships were in 1985, and the Gems have participated in every tournament to date. From 1985, the under-19 World Championships were held every four years. From 2005, they are held every two years.

StatisticsEdit

Australia U-19 statistical leaders
Event PPG RPG APG SPG BPG
  1985 S. Gorman (12.5)
  1989 S. Gorman (23.1)
  1993 M. Brogan (18.3)
  1997 C. Emeagi (15.0) L. Jackson (9.9) K. Veal (2.3) N. Lindsay (0.4)
  2001 S. Hammonds (17.9) S. Hammonds (7.7) J. Mahony (3.3) S. Hammonds (2.2) L. Summerton (0.3)
  2005 R. Camino (21.6) R. Camino (8.1) J-L. Samuels (1.8) R. Camino (1.5) J-L. Samuels (1.0)
  2007 A. Bishop (12.8) A. Bishop (10.7) N. Hunt (2.7) N. Hunt (2.3) C. Francis (1.5)
  2009 E. Cambage (20.4) E. Cambage (6.8) T. Madgen (2.2) R. Jarry (1.4) E. Cambage (2.4)
  2011 T. Roberts (15.9) T. Roberts (8.4) R. Cole (6.0) R. Allen (2.4) G. Tippett (1.0)
  2013 C. Mijović (14.4) S. Talbot (7.8) S. Talbot (4.9) C. Samuels (1.8) C. Mijović (1.3)
  2015 A. Smith (12.6) A. Sharp (7.0) K. Wallace (3.6) A. Smith (1.6) A. Smith (2.7)
  2017 E. Magbegor (16.1) A. Maley (10.7) M. Rocci (4.0) E. Magbegor (2.0) E. Magbegor (1.5)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Basketball Australia. Australian Under 19 Gems. Retrieved 2014-09-02.
  2. ^ Australian Sports Commission. AIS Timeline. Retrieved 2015-02-12.