Monday, July 23, 2007

Team USA falls to Serbia in finals

USA Men's U19 World Championship Team To Return With Silver Medal, Falters Against Serbia 74-69 In Finals

July 22, 2007 >> Novi Sad, Serbia
The 2007 USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team (8-1) gave it all they had, but missed 13 free throws during the game and eventually fell host Serbia (8-1) 74-69 in the 2007 FIBA U19 World Championship gold medal game on Sunday night in Novi Sad, Serbia. Deon Thompson (North Carolina / Torrance, Calif.) finished as the USA’s leading scorer for the second time in as many nights with 16 points, Patrick Beverley (Arkansas / Chicago, Ill.) scored 15 to go with a team-high eight rebounds and four steals, while Raymar Morgan (Michigan State / Canton, Ohio) checked in for 10 points.

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