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Preview: USA vs. Belgium

From San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Spain: IUPUI journalism graduate assistant Frank Bonner previews the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup semifinal matchup. No. 1 USA, two-time defending champ in search of a tenth title, met No. 6 Belgium at 12:30 p.m. EDT.


Nigeria To Make History Despite Loss To USA

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain — Nigeria lost its quarterfinal matchup with the USA, 71-40, on Friday, dashing its hopes of medaling. Most teams wouldn’t take pride in a 31-point loss on an international stage. But most teams wouldn’t — and haven’t — competed with […]

Defense Propels USA Past Nigeria, 71-40, and Into Semifinals

The ⁦Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame⁩ resume of Sue Bird has been well documented. IUPUI journalism student Frank Bonner shows how her leadership, after a challenging first half for Team USA pushed the USA into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup semis.


Look Ahead: USA vs. Nigeria

Frank Bonner and Ryan Gregory of the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI are reporting on the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain for USAB.com, the website of USA Basketball.

The day before the meeting between the USA and first-time quarterfinalist Nigeria, Bonner and Gregory break down the start of single-elimination play for the […]

Edeferioka’s Redemption Sends Nigeria to First World Cup Quarterfinal

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA LAGUNA, Spain — When Elo Edeferioka stepped to the free throw line for Nigeria with 3.2 seconds to go against Greece Wednesday night, her team trailing by a point, its greatest success in the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup would depend on […]