Tag: 2022 FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers

Dominican Republic Spanks Virgin Islands 100-56 At FIBA World Cup Americas

SANTO DOMINGO — Playing on home soil, Dominican Republic knew that they had a big responsibility to perform in front of a home crowd, and they delivered with their performance against Virgin Islands as they took on their first game of Group C. The Dominican Republic had no mercy for the Virgin Islands senior men’s […]

Boston Sisters Square Off On Opposite Sides In Team USA vs. USVI Matchup

SAN JUAN — For 19-year-old Aliyah Boston, winning gold wearing USA across her chest isn’t a new concept. She plays for coach Dawn Staley year-round at the University of South Carolina and knows what it takes to be a champion, winning gold for USA at the FIBA U19 World Cup 2019, FIBA U17 World Cup […]

USVI Women’s Basketball Team Spanks El Salvador 85-44 At AmeriCup Tournament

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ women’s national basketball team was able to close out the 2021 FIBA Women’s AmeriCup tournament with a victory in Puerto Rico. The USVI National Team handily defeated the 85th-ranked El Salvador team 85-44 in group play at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan on Tuesday afternoon. “We’re […]

Brazilian Women’s Team Hands USVI Its 3rd Straight Loss At AmeriCup Tournament

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ women’s national basketball team recorded its third straight loss at the 2021 FIBA Women’s AmeriCup tournament in San Juan on Monday afternoon. The 15th-ranked Brazilian team handed the USVI a 77-56 loss in a group-play game at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente after the hometown favorite got off to […]

World’s No. 4 Canada Easily Bests USVI Women’s Basketball Team 101-41

SAN JUAN — Canada dominated from the opening tip-off, easily besting the U.S. Virgin Islands’ women’s basketball team 101-41 at the AmeriCup tournament at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico early this afternoon. Shaina Pellington of Pickering, Ontario led the Canadians in scoring with 16 points and Milton, Ontario, product Kayla Alexander contributed 10 […]

USVI Women’s Basketball Team Looking To Rewrite Script On Colombian Team

SAN JUAN — When the USVI senior women’s basketball team squares off against Colombia at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico at 12:10 p.m. on ESPN+, the current team will try to start a winning streak to erase three previous losses to their current opponent in Americup competition. It’s a rematch from the 2017 AmeriCup, […]

Canada Edges USVI Men’s Basketball Team Twice In 4 Days 95-90 In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — Kaza Kajami-Keane and Anthony Bennett combined for 46 points in Canada’s second win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in a 95-90 win, during Group C action this afternoon at Coliseo Roberto Celemente. A rematch of Wednesday’s game saw both teams keeping it close as Canada outscored their opponent by one basket in […]

Canada Squeaks By Strong Virgin Islands Basketball Team In FIBA Opener 95-93

SAN JUAN — Aaron Best’s 26 point night helped Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands men’s team in a close fought 95-93 win in their first AmeriCup game since November. But it was Kyle Landry who stole the show at the end. With just seconds left and the game tied at 93-93, Anthony Bennett found […]

USVI Men’s Basketball To Play Final 3 Games At The FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national team will play its final first-round games in its own backyard — Puerto Rico — for the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers. The USVI national team’s best player and scoring leader, Walter Hodge, is a native of Puerto Rico — so he is ideally suited to […]

Dominican Republic Puts The Lime In The Coconut In 89-75 Win Over USVI Men’s Team In FIBA Basketball

PUNTA CANA — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s basketball team got off to a slow start against the Dominican Republic and never recovered in their loss 89-75 at the Hard Rock Fillmore Ballroom in the Dominican Republic on Sunday afternoon. Georgio Milligan scored a team-high 20 points to lead four players in double figures for […]