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Former Lady Bear makes United States Olympic Team

Baylor Britney Griner, center, shoots as Notre Dame forwards Natalie Achonwa, left, and...
Baylor Britney Griner, center, shoots as Notre Dame forwards Natalie Achonwa, left, and Markisha Wright defend during second-half action of an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in South Bend, Ind. Baylor won 73-61 with Griner scoring 24 points and Achonwa scoring 11. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)(Joe Raymond | AP)
Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 5:57 PM CDT
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WACO, Texas (KWTX) - Former Baylor Lady Bear, Britney Griner, has made the United States Olympic Team for a second time.

The USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee officially announced the 12-player squad for the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday.

Griner competed in the 2016 Olympic games and won a gold medal.

University of South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley has been chosen as the head coach of the Olympic team.

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