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FIBA U16 Americas: USA Secures Number One Seed

Seven players scored in double digits as the USA (3-0) defeated the Dominican Republic, 122-71 at the FIBA U16 Americas.

USA head coach, Mike Jones, complimented his team on their unselfishness. “We scored a lot of points, because we were very unselfish. I could not be more proud of their effort today.”

Similar to the game against Mexico, USA dominated the second half outscoring the Dominican Republic, 63-27 in the final two quarters.

USA has clinched a number one seed and will play Puerto Rico in the quarterfinals on Friday.

Notes:

  • USA had two players with double-doubles. Pop Pop Isaacs had 13 points and 11 assists. Chris Livingston had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Max Christie set a record making eight three pointers in a game. The previous record was held by Gary Trent Jr. with seven
  • USA has held all of their opponents to under 40% shooting from the field

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