USA takes Gold in 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men
Brazil wins Silver; Bronze goes to Canada
On Wednesday, June 30, the final of five days of intense tournament play, the USA men’s U18 national team won gold over Brazil with a 3-point shot with only :25 left on the clock. Read the full story here and click here to view photos from all the games.
The semifinal and final games will be available for viewing on San Antonio’s Time Warner Cable On Demand Channel 988 beginning July 6.
Congratulations to all eight national teams who played with determination and pride. These are the final standings:
*1. USA (5-0)
*2. Brazil (4-1)
*3. Canada (3-2)
*4. Argentina (2-3)
5. Uruguay (3-2)
6. Puerto Rico (1-4)
7. U.S. Virgin Islands (2-3)
8. Mexico (0-5)
* The top four finishing teams qualify for the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship for Men.
San Antonio Sports is honored to have co-hosted the tournament with USA Basketball and thanks FIBA Americas for this opportunity. We thank the spectators, whose enthusiastic presence lifted the players, and our San Antonio Sports volunteers who worked tirelessly to make this tournament successful. A sincere thank you also to the St. Mary’s University Bill Greehey Arena staff and crew.