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Emus wrap up group stage with win over Tunisia

The Airbnb Australian Emus snagged their first win of the FIBA U19 World Championship in the early hours of Wednesday morning, defeating Tunisia 93-64 to secure third place in Group C.

Emus Fall to Italy in World Championship Heartbreaker

The Airbnb Australian Emus suffered a narrow loss in their second game of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, defeated by Italy in the dying seconds of the match.

Tight opening World Championship match for Emus

The Airbnb Australian Emus suffered a game one loss in their 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship opener against Canada, in a tightly-fought match.

Airbnb Emus ready for FIBA U19 World Championship challenge

The Airbnb Australian Emus have arrived in Crete, Greece with their 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship campaign to begin on June 27.

Airbnb Emus continue World Championship build-up in Europe

The Airbnb Australian Emus are mid-way through a tour of Europe as they prepare for the 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship which begins in Greece on June 27.

Emus and Gems Teams Announced for FIBA U19 World Championships

The Australian Emus and Gems teams have been finalised ahead of the Under-19 World Championships. Consisting of 12 players for each side, the Emus and Gems selections were made following training camps in May.

Emus Squad Announced for Pre-Worlds Camp

A 15-man squad has been selected to take part in the Airbnb Australian Emus camp as preparations for the June Under-19 FIBA World Championships continue to build.

Aussies Abroad: Young Stars Shine Early In Season

Australia’s young basketball talent continues to shine in the early stages of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s 2014/15, with a number of key performances helping proving vital to the success of numerous programs across the United States.

Emus, Gems Advance To FIBA U19 World Championships

The Airbnb Australian Emus and Jayco Australian Gems have advanced to the U19 FIBA World Championships in Greece and Russia respectively, after defeating New Zealand in the gold medal clashes at the FIBA Oceania Championships in Fiji.

Airbnb Australian Emus Team Named

Basketball Australia is delighted to announce the Airbnb Australian Emus team to compete at the 2014 FIBA Oceania Under 19 Championships.

Airbnb Emus begin camp ahead of FIBA Oceania C'ships

The start of the campaign for the 2015 FIBA Under 19 Men’s World Championships begins now, with the Airbnb Australian Emus descending on Canberra for the opening camp at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence.

CoE Men’s Team ready for SEABL challenge

The challenge begins for the next generation of Australian men’s basketball talent when the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence (BA CoE) Men’s Team tip-off their SEABL season against the Geelong Supercats on Sunday.

Boomers star Exum declares for NBA Draft

Australian Boomers young gun Dante Exum is going pro after stating his intention to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.

Young stars on show at 2014 ADC

Australia’s national team coaches will work with the next generation of talent coming through the junior programs in January for the first edition of the 2014 Australian Development Camps at the Basketball Australia National Centre of Excellence in Canberra.

Emus finish fourth after overtime heartbreak

The Australian Emus quest for a bronze medal was derailed this morning in heart-breaking fashion, going down in overtime of their 2013 Under 19 FIBA World Championship match against Lithuania, 106-100.

Emus fall agonisingly close to Serbia, meet Lithuania for Bronze

A bronze medal is up for grabs tonight, when the Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team faces off with Lithuania for third and fourth place at the 2013 U19 FIBA World Championship in Prague.

Emus claim historic victory, face Serbia in semi finals

The Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team will meet Serbia in the Semi Finals of the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships after a stunning Quarter Final victory over the heavily fancied Spain overnight, 87-76.

Emus through to Quarter Finals with big win over Russia

The Australian Emus U19 Men’s basketball team has set up a Quarter Final clash with Spain on Friday night AEST, after overcoming Russia early this morning, with a dominant 78-61 victory in their final classification round game.