After going 3-0 in Group D with wins over Iran (108-48), Angola (109-68) and Italy (98-65) Carsen Edwards and Team USA received a favorable draw in the knockout rounds of the FIBA U-19 World Cup. They will begin play in the knocklout rounds today against MAli at 9:30am local time.
USA vs. Mali
9:30AM ET at Cairo Indoor Stadium, Hall 1
WATCH IT LIVE RIGHT HERE!!!
For now, embedding is disabled for this, but if it changes I will put it in. Mali was 0-3 in Group C, losing to Canada (91-42), Japan (76-73) and Spain (62-43). If Team USA wins today (and it should) it will move on to the quarterfinals to face the winner between Germany and New Zealand.
Carsen is averaging 8.7 points and 2.3 assists per game through three games of the tournament. He is also leading the team in three-point percentage at 45.5%. That’s 5 for 11 from three overall.