Saturday, 18 November, 2017

Team USA claims bronze medal at U19 FIBA World Cup

Canada defeats France in quarter-finals at men's under-19 hoops World Cup US moves into medal round
Mae Harvey | 11 July, 2017, 00:47

Team USA lost to Canada on Saturday in the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup semifinal.

The rout in Cairo came a day after the USA lost to eventual gold medalist Canada in the semifinals. He finished with 11 points, three rebounds and three assists in 29 minutes.

The Canadians were led by R.J. Barrett, the consensus best player in the Class of 2019 and arguably the best prospect to ever come from Canada.

The Canadians, who had never played for a medal at this tournament, started the game slow but opened a gap with a 12-0 run in the first quarter and went into the dressing room with a sizable 51-36 halftime lead.

The other semifinal will match Spain and Italy, a team US has already soundly trounced.

Huerter, a sophomore for the University of Maryland basketball team, scored four points, grabbed five rebounds and had an assist in 18:55 of action.

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Fultz appeared to roll his ankle in Saturday night's game and was helped to the locker room by two teammates. For only the fourth time in team history, the Sixers have signed a number one overall draft pick.

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In the bronze medal game against the United States, Tomaic concluded his tournament play with nine points, six rebounds and three steals.

Italy outscored Canada 12-10 in the final quarter but it mattered little as Canada wrapped up the title in style. At times, we needed stops and we just couldn't get a rebound, things like that.

Team USA hadn't been tested at all leading up to Saturday.

The USA again owned the glass and behind nine boards from Brandon McCoy (Cathedral Catholic H.S/San Diego, Calif.), eight rebounds from Wiley and seven from Josh Okogie (Georgia Tech/Snellville, Ga.), the US posted a 51-35 advantage on the boards.

The United States didn't leave the FIBA U19 World Cup empty-handed. Additionally, the USA force Germany into 23 turnovers that led to 20 points.

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