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U.S. to host U-18 hoops events

Updated: March 24, 2014, 3:08 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The U.S. has been chosen to host the men's and women's FIBA Americas under-18 championships this summer at USA Basketball's training center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The top four teams in each tournament will qualify for the 2015 FIBA under-19 world championships. The under-18 championships are held every two years, and the American men and women won in 2012.

Florida's Billy Donovan will coach the U.S. men. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Dawn Staley, now the coach ...

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