We have beaten them in two World Wars, but their greatest basketball export helped the immortal Brian Cardinal win an NBA championship. Those are the primary connections we have today as Carsen Edwards and Team USA face Germany in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U-19 World Cup.
USA vs. Germany
3:15PM ET at Cairo Indoor Stadium, Hall 1
WATCH IT LIVE RIGHT HERE!!!
Carsen is coming off of an excellent round of 16 game where he had 10 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals in 21:17 of play. now he faces a pretty good Germany team. In the group stage Germany lost to Lithuania 98-79 before beating Puerto Rico 69-49 and host Egypt 66-40. They then knocked off New Zealand 72-65 in the Round of 16 to get this far.
If the U.S. wins it will advance to tomorrow’s semifinals between the winner of France vs. Canada. Today’s other quarterfinals are Lithuania vs. Italy and Spain vs. Argentina.
UPDATE: The video is not available in the U.S. on YouTube, but Watch ESPN has it.