USA Basketball Men’s 16U Wins Gold Medal
The 2009 USA Basketball Men’s 16U defeated Argentina by a score of 101-87 on Sunday night to capture the gold medal at the FIBA Americas 16U Championship held in Mendoza, Argentina. Brad Beal of Chaminade College Prep H.S. in St. Louis led the way with a game-high 26 points on a night where he shot 7-14 from behind the arc. Quinn Cook of DeMatha H.S. in Maryland also had a big night as his 22 points helped rally the American team to victory while Northfolk Christian H.S. forward James McAdoo finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Team USA comes back home undefeated, going 5-0 in the tourney.