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USA Women Defeat Italy In World University Games Opener

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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.

USA Women Defeat Italy In World University Games Opener

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USA co-captain Erica McCall (Stanford/Bakersfield, Calif.) poured in 22 points while grabbing a game-high 18 caroms in the victory.

USA Women Defeat Italy In World University Games Opener

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Aerial Powers (Michigan State/Detroit, Mich.) also added a game-high 22 points, including 12 during a sizable 15-3 second-quarter run that put her team on top for good.

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Jordin Canada scored all 10 of her points in 4th quarter to seal win.

USA Women Defeat Italy In World University Games Opener

Joe McKeown and Holly Warlick
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USA head coach Joe McKeown and assistant coach Holly Warlick

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Nina Davis
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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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