Harper, USA get U-19 World Championships campaign underway


Freshman guard Linnae Harper at try-outs for the USA U-19 World Championships team in Colorado Springs, Colo. Photo courtesy of USA Basketball.

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UK Hoops freshman guard Linnae Harper and her USA teammates begin their quest for gold at the U-19 World Championships on Thursday.

Team USA opens its tournament against hosts Lithuania at 11 a.m.

The American squad opened their summer by winning a warmup even in Lanzarote, Spain.

Live updates from USA – Lithuania can be found on FIBA’s website, here.