Teri Moren wins gold medal with USA Basketball at FIBA U18 Women’s AmeriCup

  • 06/24/2024 7:25 am in

Indiana women’s basketball coach Teri Moren won her third gold medal over the weekend as USA Basketball won the FIBA U18 Women’s AmeriCup in Colombia.

Here’s the full release on Moren winning gold from IU media relations:

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia – Indiana head coach Teri Moren captured her third gold medal with USA Basketball as she led the U18 National Team to an 80-69 win over Canada in the championship game at the FIBA U18 Women’s AmeriCup on Sunday night.

The squad breezed through group play with convincing victories over Brazil (97-51), Puerto Rico (102-22) and Mexico (116-20). They also secured a semifinal win versus Dominican Republic (125-27) and in the quarterfinals against Argentina (109-32). USA went 6-0 in competition at the event and also qualified for the FIBA U19 World Cup during action.

Moren made her head coaching debut with USA Basketball after capturing gold as an assistant coach at the 2023 FIBA U19 Women’s World Cup and 2022 FIBA U18 Women’s Americas Championship. She is in her 10th season as the head coach of the Hoosiers. The Indiana native is the program’s all-time winningest coach while leading them to five NCAA Tournament appearances, two Sweet 16’s and an Elite Eight appearance along with nine consecutive 20-win seasons. In 2023, she guided the program to its first regular season Big Ten championship in 40 years and took Big Ten Coach of the Year honors for the second time in her career.

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