Sean Kilpatrick netted seven points in USA's 96-53 win over the Czech Republic at the World University Games on Monday.
July 8, 2013
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University of Cincinnati senior guard Sean Kilpatrick helped Team USA improve to 2-0 in pool play Monday scoring seven points in a 96-53 win over the Czech Republic at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia.
Kilpatrick saw 15 minutes of action, making 2 of 9 field goal attempts and both free throw attempts to go along with a rebound, steal and an assist. He led Team USA with a game-high 18 points in its 140-46 opening victory over United Arab Emirates on Sunday.
Creighton's Doug McDermott led all scorers with 23 points and collected a double-double with 10 rebounds against the Czech Republic. Baylor's Cory Jefferson also tallied a double-double with 10 points and a game-high 15 rebounds.
Team USA never trailed in the contest, building a 20-9 lead after the first period. Its lead grew to 41-22 at halftime. The Americans finished off the contest in the fourth period, outscoring the Czech Republic 30-15 for a 96-53 victory.
USA shot 50 percent from the field (23 of 46) and outrebounded the Czech Republic 62-29 on the boards.
The U.S. has Tuesday off before taking on Sweden on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET. The contest will be televised live on ESPN3 with a replay on ESPNU at 7 p.m. ET.