Michigan State women's basketball coach Suzy Merchant has been selected as head coach for Team USA for the Pan American Games. They will be contested July 30-August 5 in Lima, Peru. A two week training session will be held two weeks prior to the Lima trip at the U. S. Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Merchant is finishing her 12th season as MSU head coach. Her team has a 20-11 season record, hoping to be chosen next Monday to play in the upcoming NCAA tournament.