John Calipari leads U19 Team USA to first loss since 2011

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Ryerson men's basketball head coach Roy Rana and recruit Jordan Henry helped Canada's U19 men's basketball team to its first world title on Sunday, beating Italy in the FIBA U19 World Cup Finals with a decisive 79-60 win.

But Canada outscored the two-time defending champion US 54-45 to move into the finals versus Italy.

The top recruit in the class of 2019, R.J. Barrett, had a monster day for the Canadians, posting 38 points, 13 rebounds and five assists before fouling out in the final minutes.

Diallo averaged 10.9 points on 46.0 percent shooting in seven Team USA games.

Outscoring the United States of America 6-2 over the third quarter's first 1 minute and 34 seconds, Germany pulled ahead 37-35, marking the first time in the USA's five games that it found itself trailing in the second half.

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It had been a while since a USA Basketball team lost a game.

Huerter, a sophomore for the University of Maryland basketball team, scored four points, grabbed five rebounds and had an assist in 18:55 of action. Wynyard averaged 14.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game for New Zealand.

Following three free throws by Immanuel Quickly (John Carroll School/Bel Air, Md.), the US took a 53-52 lead with 5:32 to play in the third. At times, we needed stops and we just couldn't get a rebound, things like that. "I don't think anyone played poorly". The Americans had a 51-35 rebound advantage.

The Team USA squad fell to Canada in the FIBA U19 World Cup on Saturday afternoon, 99-87. But the USA's gold medal hopes were hurt by frigid shooting as the U.S. made just 32.9 percent of its field goal attempts (28-85 FGs), and was only 25-of-43 (.581 percent) from the foul line.