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USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Joe McKeown
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Head coach Joe McKeown prepares the USA Women's World University Games team for the gold medal game against Canada Monday in South Korea. the USA defeated Canada, 82-63, to capture gold.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Aerial Powers
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Aerial Powers and her USA teammates get focused before the gold medal game.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Pregame
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The USA women appeared loose coming into the gold medal game.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

World University Games huddle
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The team huddles up before the gold medal game.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Jordin Canada
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Jordin Canada had 9 points and 3 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Courtney Williams
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Courtney Williams had a double-double: 15 points and 10 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Courtney Williams and Aerial Powers
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Courtney Williams and Aerial Powers applying the pressure against Canada.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Jordin Canada
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Jordin Canada drives to the basket.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Chanise Jenkins
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Chanise Jenkins had 4 points and 1 rebound.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Mercedes Russell
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Mercedes Russell had 9 points and 7 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Joe McKeown
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Joe McKeown directs the USA squad from courtside.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Mercedes Russell and Sydney Wiese
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Mercedes Russell sets the screen for Sydney Wiese.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Erica McCall
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Erica McCall had 9 points and 6 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Sydney Wiese
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Sydney Wiese had 5 points and 3 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Mascots
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The World University Games mascots look on.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Aerial Powers
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Aerial Powers led the USA in scoring with 27 points, adding 9 rebounds.

USA Wins Gold At World University Games

Celebration
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The USA women celebrate gold.

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Gwangju, South Korea • July 5-13, 2015 With Northwestern University’s Joe McKeown at the helm, the 2015 USA Women's World University Games Team traveled to South Korea and brought home a sixth-straight gold medal for the USA. The Americans opened with an 80-68 win over Italy on July 5....

With a gold medal on the line, the USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team took a three-point lead into the fourth quarter and then nearly doubled up Canada in the final 10 minutes, scoring 34 points in the period, to secure an 82-63 triumph in the 2015 World University Games championship game.

USA head coach Joe McKeown (Northwestern) Thoughts on winning the gold medal: It’s a great honor. It’s a great honor to represent the USA and to be able to coach this group. To see them gel together in a short period of time and play as well as they did together over here was really...

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