Basketball News

December 19, 2016 - The U.S. Armed Forces Men's Basketball team defeated Lithuania in overtime 87-86 to win the 2016 SHAPE International Basketball Championship Dec. 3.
November 7, 2016 - Army captured gold to unseat the eight-time defending champions Air Force at the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship at Barber Fitness Center aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, on November 7th.
November 5, 2016 - Army defeated Navy on Friday and handed the Marine Corps another defeat on Saturday to extend their unbeaten streak throughout the Tournament. Army is now locked in for the Championship set for Monday, November 7th.
November 3, 2016 - Navy picks up their first win and Army remains undefeated as round one of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship concludes at the Barber Fitness Center at MCB Quantico, Virginia on November 3rd.
November 2, 2016 - Air Force and Army remain undefeated after day two of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship at the Barber Fitness Center at MCB Quantico, Virginia on November 2nd.
November 1, 2016 - Army Spc. Mamadou Seck of Fort Stewart, Georgia led day-one scoring with 21 points as Army beat Navy 79-74 in their first matchup of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship at the Barber Fitness Center at MCB Quantico, Virginia on November 1st.
November 1, 2016 - Senior Airman Jahmal Lawson of Aviano Air Base, Italy led Air Force with 21 points to hold off the Marines 66-62 in the first game of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship at the Barber Fitness Center at MCB Quantico, Virginia on November 1st.
August 1, 2016 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 30, 2016) -- With seconds to go and up by one point, USA's Sgt. Danielle DeBerry was forced out of bounds. The ball went to Brazil and Sgt. Debora Fernandes da Costa quickly threw it up for two points and the championship.
August 1, 2016 - Team Brazil took first place in the 2016 Conseil International Du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Basketball Championship July 29 at Camp Pendleton, California. During the last seconds of the final game, Brazil scored a basket to defeat the United States’ team 61-60. Both teams had gone undefeated all week.
July 29, 2016 - The World Military Women’s Basketball Championship is about fostering positive relationships and understanding between countries. Six nations are participating in this year’s competition, but there is one team that beats them all: the referees.
July 29, 2016 - “Mom, make Sandy stop copying me,” could have been a regular whine from Abby Edmison when she was growing up. But fortunately, especially for her parent’s ears, Abby believed that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
July 28, 2016 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 28, 2016) -- After losing to China by in overtime last year in the CISM championship, coach Nate Johnson was determined that Team USA would stay on the ball.
July 28, 2016 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 28, 2016) -- Team USA was hustling after the ball July 28 and breaking down court so fast against Germany in the first half that Coach Nate Johnson had to put the brakes on.
July 27, 2016 - “To my surprise, I didn’t know everything,” said Spc. Vanessa Lamison after reflecting back to when she first joined the All Army Women’s Basketball team. “Ever since I have known and played basketball, I thought I knew everything.”
July 27, 2016 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 27, 2016) -- Team USA beat the French, 85-53, to remain undefeated in the second day of the Conseil International du Sports Militaire Women's Basketball Championship here in Paige Fieldhouse, July 26.
July 26, 2016 - Six nations gathered for the opening ceremony of the Conseil International Du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Basketball Championship July 25 at Camp Pendleton, California. Teams from the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France and Germany will compete July 25 to July 29, while promoting peace activities and solidarity among athletes.
July 26, 2016 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 25, 2016) -- Teams from the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France and Germany kicked off the World Military Women's Basketball Championship here at Paige Fieldhouse July 25.
July 25, 2016 - More than 70 top female basketball players serving in the armed forces across the globe are scheduled to converge at Camp Pendleton from July 25-31 for a world championship tournament.
July 8, 2016 - Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Jones of NAS Norfolk, Va. scored 29 as Navy defeated Marine Corps 86-33 in game-11 of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 6th.
July 8, 2016 - Four Army players reach double digists as Army defeated Air Force 78-66 in game-12 of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 6th.
July 8, 2016 - Army Spc. Vanessa Laminson of Fort Bliss, Texas scored 13 as Army defeated Marine Corps 99-34 in game-10 of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 5th.
July 5, 2016 - Navy Petty Officer Talena Faison of Yokosuka, Japan scored 17-points as Navy defeated Air Force 78 -56 in game-nine of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 5th.
July 5, 2016 - Army Spc. Donita Adams of Maryland Nat’l Guard scored 19 points as Army defeated Navy 90 -54 in game-eight of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 4th.
July 5, 2016 - Air Force Staff Sgt. Tiffany Guthrie of JB Elmendorf, Alaska scored 13 points as Air Force defeated Marine Corps 88-64 in game-seven of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 4th.
July 5, 2016 - Army Spc. Vanessa Laminson of Fort Bliss, Texas scored 21 as Army defeated Air Force 70-55 in game-six of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 3rd.
July 5, 2016 - Navy Petty Officer Christie Ayers of Springfield, Va. scored 23 as Navy defeated Marine Corps 88-64 in game-five of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 3rd.
July 4, 2016 - Army Spc. Vanessa Laminson of Fort Bliss, Texas scored 16 as Army defeated Marine Corps 103-19 in game-four during day-two of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 2nd.
July 4, 2016 - Air Force Staff Sgt. Charmaine Clark of Robbins AFB and Staff Sgt. Tiffany Guthrie of Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson each posted double-doubles as Air Force defeated Navy 64-61 during day-two of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 2nd.
July 4, 2016 - Army Spc. Donita Adams of the Maryland Nat’l Guard and Spc. Vanessa Laminson of Fort Bliss, Texas led the scoring with 18 and 17 points respectively as the Army defeated Navy 90-68 in their first matchup of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas on July 1st.
July 3, 2016 - Air Force Staff Sgt. Charnaine Clark of Robbins AFB, Ga. led the charge with 20-points and seven-rebounds as the Air Force defeated the Marine Corps 95-51 in the opening game of the 2016 Armed Forces Women’s Basketball Championship at the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB, Texas.
October 7, 2015 - ANDONG, South Korea (6 Oct., 2015) – The U.S. men’s basketball team ran into a bump in the road on the way to the medal rounds at the 2015 World CISM Games here, falling 97-94 to the host South Korean team in an overtime thriller.
October 4, 2015 - ANDONG, South Korea - The U.S. Armed Forces men's basketball team slam-dunked their way to huge wins in their first two events this weekend in the CISM World Games at Andong Indoor Gymnasium.
July 8, 2015 - ANGERS, France (July 6, 2015) -- The U.S. Armed Forces Women's Basketball Team beat host team France, 78-41, on July 4 to win a bronze medal in the first Conseil International du Sport Militaire or CISM Women’s World Basketball Championship.
December 15, 2014 - The U.S. Armed Forces Men's Basketball team defeated Lithuania, the reigning champs, 89-82 to win the 2014 SHAPE International Basketball Championship Dec. 6.
November 17, 2014 - The Air Force Men’s and Army Women’s basketball teams won gold to wrap up the 2014 Armed Forces Basketball Championship held at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Nov 13.
November 8, 2014 - The Armed Forces Basketball Championship kicked off at 1:00 p.m. at the Paige Fieldhouse, Nov. 7.
November 5, 2014 - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Camp Pendleton will host the 2014 Armed Forces Basketball Championship at the Paige Fieldhouse, here, Nov. 6 - 14.
June 23, 2014 - After dominating the tournament, Team USA falls to Brazil during their rematch in the finals 69-60 The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Basketball team competed in the 2014 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Basketball Championship in Meyenheim, France from 15-22 June.
June 9, 2014 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. – The Armed Forces Women’s Basketball training camp is being held here May 28 to June 14.
December 2, 2013 - Shaking off the effects of the government shutdown, the US Armed Forces Men’s Basketball team persevered and earned the bronze medal in the 2013 (49th) SHAPE International Basketball Tournament.
November 25, 2013 - ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Three former Naval Academy basketball players are competing on the Team USA All-Armed Forces Team at the 2013 SHAPE International Basketball Tournament this week in Mons, Belgium.
February 3, 2013 - The preliminaries of the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championship are complete, and the Marine Corps team takes six fighters to the finals on Feb. 3.
February 3, 2013 - In the final bout of the night, Marine Sgt. DeJesus Gardner taking gold against Army Sgt. Marvin Carey became the crux between Marine Corps victory and a tie with Army. Marine Sgt. DeJesus Gardner holds up his goldmedal and the team award gold medal. Gardner’s left eye swelled closed early in the fight, but the audience went wild when the ringside doctor allowed the fight to continue.
November 13, 2012 - (JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX) - The championship game of the 2012 Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Championship was nearly decided by a wire that high across the gym floor of the Chaparral Fitness Center at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland.
November 9, 2012 - SAN ANTONIO (Tim Hipps, Nov. 9, 2012) --- Four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich quickly pointed out that he occupied the same spot as players in the 2012 Armed Forces Men's Basketball Championships.
April 3, 2012 - Tyndall AFB, FL (By Steven Dinote, Armed Forces Sports) – After dropping their first game against the Army, the All-Navy Women persevered through the round-robin earning their first shot at the championship since 2010. As the teams concluded the double round robin preliminary games, the Army and Navy were mathematically in the lead to compete for the title. In the 2010 championship game, Army bested the Navy 56-53. As the stage was set and the Army entered the championship game plagued with injuries, the Navy women fought down to the final seconds defeating the Army 73-71 to win their first Armed Forces Title since 2009.