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No letdown: Team USA finishes pool play with flair

With six minutes left in the third quarter against Switzerland on Thursday, Kansas University senior forward Hunter Mickelson sprinted to mid-court for a loose ball. It didn’t matter that the United States men’s basketball team had already secured a spot in the World University Games quarterfinals. It didn’t matter that the Jayhawks had a 25-point lead on their way to a 96-57 victory at DongKang College Gymnasium. Mickelson wasn’t giving up on the play. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.

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Survive and advance: USA secures quarterfinals berth by edging Serbia

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.

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Notebook: Freshman Lagerald Vick shows signs of 'elite' future

With the starters off of the court, Kansas University freshman guard Lagerald Vick made the most of his minutes in USA’s 96-57 victory against Switzerland on Thursday at DongKang College Gymnasium. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.

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No letdown: Team USA finishes pool play with flair

With six minutes left in the third quarter against Switzerland on Thursday, Kansas University senior forward Hunter Mickelson sprinted to mid-court for a loose ball. It didn’t matter that the United States men’s basketball team had already secured a spot in the World University Games quarterfinals. It didn’t matter that the Jayhawks had a 25-point lead on their way to a 96-57 victory at DongKang College Gymnasium. Mickelson wasn’t giving up on the play. By Bobby Nightengale Jr.

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Serbia 'unlucky' in final minute against USA

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.

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Notebook: Serbia zone troubles Team USA

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.

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Survive and advance: USA secures quarterfinals berth by edging Serbia

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.