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Gilchrist leads USA U17 team

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The USA Men’s U17 Team’s athleticism won out over Argentina’s ( 3-point shooting as the USA sprinted its way to a 82-70 victory Friday afternoon in the opening day of preliminary round play at the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship in Hamburg, Germany.
Michael Gilchrist came in off the bench to spark the Americans with an impressive showing that saw the 6-7 guard/forward, who has given the University of Kentucky a verbal commitment, shoot 9-of-14 from the field and 6-of-6 from the foul line, while grabbing four offensive boards and 11 defensive boards, and adding three assists in just under 28 minutes of playing time.


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