The FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament will be conducted in the Pacific Island paradise of Guam from 12th to 20th July 2008. The tournament logo is being finalised this week, after which information will be sent to all federation about participation in the event. Federations interested in participating should remember the following:
1. Only 8 men's and 8 women's teams are accepted, due to the cost to the host federation of conducting the event. 2. Only 13 people per team (10 players, 1 coach, 1 manager and 1 referee) will be accepted per team. If a federation enters a men's and a women's team, they will be entitled to bring an additional Head of Delegation person. 3. The host (Guam) will cover the accommodation, ground transport, venue hire and meal costs for all teams from 11th July until 21st July. 4. Teams will not be accepted unless they have a suitably qualified and experienced referee to accompany the team. 5. An Oceania men's and women's All Star team, plus All Star coaches and referees will be selected to participate in the Australian Under 18 National Championships, which will be held in February 2009. 6. Players must be 19 years or under to participate - bron 1st January 1989 or after. 7. Australia and New Zealand participate in this event.
25-year old American (has also Guamanian passport) guard Earnest Ross (196-103kg-91, college: Missouri). He played in the summer at Ballarat Miners in Australian SEABL-East. In 22 games he averaged impressive 19.9ppg, 7.9rpg, 5.0apg and 2.1spg. Last year (a year after he left the college) Ross was drafted by Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League) in fourth round (74th overall). He attended University of Missouri until 2014 and it will be his third season in pro... [read more]
5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. [read more]
Toothfairies clinch GBA title sweeping the series against MVP. The team that finished 5th at the end of the Regular Season, managed to triumph in Guam. In Game 2 they posted a 92-82 win. Earlier Toothfairies won the Final opener beating MVP in a thriller. In a back-to-back game Toothfairies grabbed a 106-104 win in Game 1. Kirk Long was named the best player of the game as he collected 19 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
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