It was a tough fight against a surprisingly good Mali team, but the United States has won the 2019 FIBA U-19 World Cup. The Malians were only down 42-40 at halftime and gave the Americans quite a push. A big third quarter where the Americans held a 31-15 advantage allowed the USA a chance to avenge a loss tow years ago with Carsen Edwards.
Trevion Williams once again came off the bench to score 7 points and grab 7 rebounds with 3 assists in the victory. He played just under 10 minutes. His final totals for the tournament were as follows in all seven games (where team USA went 7-0):
61 points (8.7 per game)
46 rebounds (6.6 per game)
12 assists (1.7 per game)
8 steals (1.1 per game)
Overall it was a solid experience for Tre. His best game was a 17 and 12 against Latvia in the round of 16. he shot 46% from the field, but only 51% from the free throw line. He did go 9 of 10 at the line in the Latvia game, however. Among all players he was 64th in scoring at the tournament and 23rd in rebounding. If you look at his per 40 numbers, however, he was the best rebounder in the entire tournament at 19.2 rebounds per 40 minutes, almost three rebounds better than the next best per 40 player.