Tag Archive | Mike Miles

USA Men Hold Off France 83-81 to Secure the Gold Medal at the FIBA U19 World Cup

In a game that came down to the wire, the USA men (7-0) continued with their balanced team efforts and unselfish play to hold off France (5-2) 83-81 and win the gold medal on Sunday at the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men in Riga, Latvia. With the win, the Americans claimed back-to-back gold […]

USA U19 Men Hold Off Canada 92-86 to Advance to the FIBA U19 World Cup Gold Medal Game

In a close semifinal battle, the USA (6-0) played on a strong fourth quarter effort to edge out a 92-86 victory over Canada (5-1) and advance to the gold medal game at the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men in Riga, Latvia.  Kenneth Lofton Jr. (Louisiana Tech/Port Arthur, Texas) led the USA in scoring with […]