by CU Athletic Communications
NAPLES, Italy –– The United States will play for a Gold Medal in Thursday’s rematch with Ukraine at 8 p.m. (2 p.m. ET).
The U.S. defeated Ukraine in pool play earlier in the tournament by a final tally of 59-58. Tevin Mack finished that game with 18 points, while Hunter Tyson scored 15 and connected on five 3-pointers.
To get to this point, the United States finished 3-0 in pool play with wins over Finland, Ukraine and China. They earned a quarterfinal victory over Germany and topped Israel in the semifinal, 75-73.
With quite possibly the performance of the tournament thus far, Aamir Simms finished last night’s ballgame against Israel with 27 points and 16 rebounds in a strong effort for the Americans.
The game against Ukraine will be streamed on FISU.TV. It is FREE to register and log in to view.
To view the 2019 World University Games Central Page, click HERE.