Former Liberty Hill center Sedona Prince will be a freshman at the University of Texas this fall. (Stephen Spillman/for American-Statesman)

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Texas freshman Sedona Prince competes in Mexico for USA basketball

American team takes on Argentina in opener on Wednesday

Posted August 1st, 2018

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  • USA beat Canada 72-42 in pre-tournament scrimmage on Monday

Freshman Texas women’s basketball player Sedona Prince and the United States U18 Team open play at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Wednesday in Mexico City.

Preliminary-round action at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship begins on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. when the United States takes on Argentina.

The 2018 USA U18 Women’s National Team will be defending eight consecutive FIBA Americas U18 titles, a tournament in which the U.S. women have lost just twice [1992 and 1996], both times to Brazil and both loses resulted in a silver medal. Brazil did not qualify for the 2018 edition, but the USA will play Argentina, Chile and Puerto Rico in the preliminary round.

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Prince, a graduate of Liberty Hill High School, is a member of the 12-person USA U18 Team roster. She and the United States defeated Canada, 72-42, in a scrimmage on Monday.

2018 FIBA AMERICAS U18 CHAMPIONSHIP

Wednesday, August 1
USA vs. Argentina – 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 2
USA vs. Chile – 2 p.m.

Friday, August 3
USA vs. Puerto Rico – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 5
Quarterfinals

Monday, August 6
Semifinals

Tuesday, August 7
Medal Games

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