More than 6,000 miles away from Lawrence, across the Pacific Ocean, Kansas University men’s basketball players have been supported by a number of fans who do the Rock Chalk chant at the end of games or chant “U-S-A” during the games. Drew Mountain, 30, was one of those fans Wednesday in USA’s 66-65 victory against Serbia. By Bobby Nightengale
Kansas junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. talks about his game-tying three-pointer and game-winning free throw in USA's 66-65 win over Serbia. Selden finished with a game-high 21 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter.
Kansas coach Bill Self talks about Wayne Selden Jr.'s big shots, Hunter Mickelson's solid play and the Jayhawks' struggles against Serbia's zone after USA's 66-65 win on Wednesday, July 8.
Serbian players were confident they would find a way to win after climbing back from a five-point deficit in the final minutes of USA’s 66-65 victory on Wednesday at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.
In the second quarter of Team USA’s narrow 66-65 Wednesday victory, Serbia switched to a hybrid 2-3 zone that caused problems for the Jayhawks. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.
Box score from KU's game vs. Serbia on Wednesday, July 8 in the World University Games, in South Korea
Kansas University junior guard Wayne Selden Jr. has led all scorers at the World University Games. His biggest shot helped the United States men’s basketball team earn a spot in the quarterfinals after the U.S. beat Serbia, 66-65, on Wednesday at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.