USA defends FIBA Under-19 basketball title

USA holds off Croatia to complete historic U19 title defense

United States of America (USA) – Winners of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. USA v Croatia, 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, Heraklion – Heraklion Arena (Greece), Final, 5 July 2015

HERAKLION (2015 FIBA U19 World Championship) – The United States became the first country since 1983 to successfully defends its title, holding off Croatia, 79-71, after overtime in Sunday’s Final in capturing the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship.

The USA claimed their sixth U19 title as four players scored in double figures paced by Jalen Brunson’s 14 points

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