COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Duke coach Gail Goestenkors and
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer were selected Thursday as
assistants for the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team.
The selections, made by the USA Basketball women's senior
national team committee, are subject to approval by the U.S.
Olympic Committee. Van Chancellor of the WNBA's Houston Comets is
the head coach, and three-time Olympian Anne Donovan already was
picked to be an assistant.
Goestenkors, a six-time Atlantic Coast Conference coach of the
year, served as an assistant on the gold medalist 2002 U.S. world
championship team. Stringer returns for her sixth U.S. basketball
WNBA stars Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes and Sue Bird are among
the U.S. players.