Thursday, June 13, 2024

Grant Named To USA Basketball U17 Squad – University of North Carolina Athletics

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Incoming North Carolina freshman Lanie Grant has been named to the 2024 USA Basketball Women’s U17 National Team, announced on Sunday evening. The 12-member team was selected following four days of trials in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The squad will compete at the 2024 FIBA U17 Women’s World Cup from July 13-21 in Irapuato and Leon, Mexico. Prior to heading for Mexico, the team will hold a training camp back in Colorado Springs in early July.

Grant, a guard from Midlothian, Va., is one of seven team members who were also part of the U16 National team, which won gold at the 2023 FIBA U16 Women’s AmeriCup. For a look at the entire roster, click here.

Athletes eligible for the team must be U.S. citizens born on or after January 1, 2007.  

The USA has won gold at this event every year but 2016 (bronze) and will be chasing its sixth gold medal. The Americans hold a 40-1 all-time record in the competition.

For information on the 2024 FIBA U17 Women’s World Cup, click here.



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