The U19 Australian Women’s Basketball team, the Gems, have concluded another Melbourne camp today, where they put some finishing touches to their structure before they fly out to China tonight, where they will play in a four nation tournament (they will face China, USA and Czech Republic) in preparation for the FIBA U19 World Championship which is to be held in Chile from 21-31 July, 2011.
Australian Jayco Opals captain and basketball superstar Lauren Jackson has agreed to commit to an exclusive Opals preparation campaign, which will see her focus solely on Opals preparations in the three month build-up to the 2012 London Olympic Games.
After a big first-game victory over the Italians, the Rollers have succumbed in the second and third games of their three-game series during their European camp last week. Despite the losses, there were plenty of positives to take out of the camp and the series.
It's come down to this – how will the teams finish in the 2011 U18 Australian Junior Championship and who will be crowned Australian Champion?
After a week of competition the placings get decided today. Who will finish number one and where will the others fall?