Atlanta Dream players Layshia Clarendon, Tiffany Hayes, Angel McCoughtry, Brittney Sykes and Elizabeth Williams are five of 22 top women’s professional basketball players to participate in the USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp, the Dream announced Friday.
Clarendon, Hayes and McCoughtry are part of 16 athletes will are in the 2018-2020 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool while Sykes and Williams are hopefuls for the National Team.
The training camp at the University of South Carolina from Feb. 9-11 will be coached by South Carolina coach Dawn Staley, Los Angeles Sparks head coach Brian Agler, Seattle Storm head coach Dan Hughes and Minnesota Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve. The attendees will train at 10 a.m. ET on Feb. 9-10 and 9 a.m. ET on Feb. 11 at the Carolina Coliseum.
If the US qualifies to compete in Tokyo, the official, 12-member 2018 USA World Cup and 2020 U.S. Olympic teams rosters will come from the 2017-2020 USA National Team.