US women’s basketball to train in South Carolina next week


South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley celebrates with South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) during an NCAA basketball game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

(AP) – Dawn Staley is going to be busy next week.

The South Carolina coach will be pulling double duty leading the fourth-ranked Gamecocks and running a USA Basketball training camp at the school from Feb. 4-7.

Staleyโ€™s college team will be at Auburn on the first night of the camp, so U.S. assistant coaches Cheryl Reeve and Dan Hughes will be in charge.

Assistant Jen Rizzotti wonโ€™t attend because she is busy coaching her George Washington team.

Four-time Olympians Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi wonโ€™t be at the camp, but veteran medalists Sylvia Fowles, Breanna Stewart and Brittney Griner will be among the 19 players in attendance.

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