Kansas University sophomore guard Tyshawn Taylor contributed seven points and five assists as the United States defeated France, 71-55, to improve to 2-0 at the U-19 World Championships this morning in New Zealand.
With the victory, the U.S. assured itself a spot in the second round of the tournament. Team USA previously defeated Iran, 106-55, on Wednesday.
Duke’s Seth Curry led the U.S. with 12 points, while Butler’s Gordon Hayward added 11.
Team USA will face Egypt on Saturday.