Tricia Liston and the USA Basketball World University Games Team is preparing to open action in Kazan, Russia on Monday, July 8 as the USA squad will face Mali at 12:30 p.m. (EST).KAZAN, Russia – Duke University senior
Liston, a product of River Forest, Ill., is seeing action on her first USA Basketball team, after coming off a record-breaking season with the Blue Devils in 2012-13. The 6-1 guard drained a school-record 80 three-pointers as a junior and ranked third nationally with a 46.5 three-point field goal percentage.
Following the opener on July 8, the USA squad will face the Czech Republic on Tuesday, July 9 and then will conclude the preliminary round on July 10 against Brazil. The quarterfinals will take place on Friday, July 12, semifinals on July 13 and the finals on Monday, July 15.
ESPNU will televise the semifinals on July 13 beginning at 1:00 p.m., and the gold medal game at 1:30 p.m., on July 15. It will also be re-aired at 9:00 p.m., on the 15th.