July 4, 2013
Recap/Boxscore | Team USA Schedule/Results at WUG
University of Cincinnati senior guard Sean Kilpatrick contributed seven points, four rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes in the USA Basketball Men’s World University Games team’s 96-60 exhibition victory over the Russian professional club UNICS on Thursday night in Kazan, Russian.
Six USA team members scored in double figures against Russia in the exhibition contest led by Louisville’s Luke Hancock who tallied 14 points. Creighton’s Doug McDermott added 13 points and three 3-pointers. BYU’s Tyler Haws had 12 points while VCU’s Treveon Graham, Indiana’s Will Sheehey and Iowa’s Aaron White added 11 points each.
USA outscored Russia 33-19 in the second period to take a 56-40 lead into intermission. The U.S. ran past the Russians 22-5 in the fourth period for the lopsided win.
After a shoot around and an unofficial scrimmage against the Russia World University Games Team on July 5 the USA will have one more practice on July 6 before it opens preliminary round play in the 2013 World University Games. The USA first meets United Arab Emirates on July 7 at 6:30 p.m. (times listed are local; Kazan, Russia, is +8 hours from EDT); followed by Czech Republic at 1 p.m. on July 8; Sweden at 9 p.m. on July 10; Australia at 6:30 p.m. on July 11; and Canada at 1 p.m. on July 12.