The USA World University Games Team defeated Italy 80-68 to open play in South Korea. Read what USA head coach Joe McKeown, as well as Jordin Canada, Erica McCall and Aerial Powers had to saw about the win.

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The USA Women's World University Games Team won its opener at the 2015 World University Games in South Korea on July 5, defeating Italy 80-68.

The USA World University Games Team defeated Italy 80-68 to open play in South Korea. Read what USA head coach Joe McKeown, as well as Jordin Canada, Erica McCall and Aerial Powers had to saw about the win.

The 2015 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team opened preliminary play with an 80-68 win over Italy in Gwangju, South Korea.

The USA World University Games Team defeated Italy 80-68 to open play in South Korea. Read what USA head coach Joe McKeown, as well as Jordin Canada, Erica McCall and Aerial Powers had to saw about the win.

The 2015 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team opened preliminary play with an 80-68 win over Italy in Gwangju, South Korea.

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