USA takes Bronze at World University Games

USA basketball bounced back from yesterday’s upset to beat Israel 91-80 in the Bronze Medal Match.

Team USA was led by Lazar Hayward who finished with 14points and 9 rebounds. Da’Sean Butler and Taylor Battle finished with 13 and 12 points respectively.

Elishay Kadir lead the Israelis with 28points and 9rebounds. full boxscore

Serbia Blasts Russia for Gold

Host team Serbia dominated this one from the start beating Russia 73-51. 5’11” Nemanja Protic led Serbia going 7-13 from the field to finish with 19points.

Yesterday’s hero for the Russia’s Nikita Shabalkin grabbed 6 boards and was held to just 11points by the stingy Serbian Defense. Alexy Kotishevskiy led the Russian’s in scoring with just 13 points. full boxscore