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Van Lith Leads USA Basketball to a 4-0 Record at the 3×3 World Cup

Van Lith Leads USA Basketball to a 4-0 Record at the 3x3 World Cup


LOUISVILLE, Ky.Hailey Van Lith, a sophomore on the University of Louisville women’s basketball squad, helped guide the USA Basketball Women’s 3×3 National Team to a first-place finish in Pool B with a 4-0 overall mark at the 2022 FIBA 3×3 World Cup on the Groenplaats in Antwerp, Belgium.
 
The United States remained undefeated with victories over Brazil, 18-14, and France, 20-18 in overtime, on Friday. The USA squad opened pool play on Wednesday with a 19-14 win over New Zealand and an 18-16 victory over Austria.
 
A native of Wenatchee, Wash., Van Lith led the USA in scoring against Brazil with eight points and added 12 points in the win over France. She connected on the game-winning bucket in the closing seconds of overtime to cap an 8-of-12 shooting effort to secure the win over France.
 
The United States will play the winner of Canada and Germany in the quarterfinals on Saturday, June 25. 
 
 
 

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