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RJ Barrett stars as Canada shocks Team USA in FIBA U19 semis

11 July 2017, 12:47 | Melanie Burgess

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Five-star prospect R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2019, delivered a monster performance Saturday as Canada shocked the United States in the semifinals of the FIBA U19 World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.

The rout in Cairo came a day after the US lost to eventual gold medalist Canada in the semifinals. UK's Hamidou Diallo added nine.

The Canadians, who had never played for a medal at this tournament, started the game slow but opened a gap with a 12-0 run in the first quarter and went into the dressing room with a sizable 51-36 halftime lead.

Winners of the 2013 and 2015 U19 World Cups, the US will meet Spain (5-1) in Sunday's bronze medal game at 1 p.m. EDT.

The Hoover, Ala., native's 40-minutes per game averages would be 20.5 points and 21.7 rebounds.

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Following a Barrett basket, Canada led 15-14 with 2:33 left in the first quarter. We came here to not only play for the gold, but win the gold, and to play like we did and have Canada come out and play so well, it was just disappointing that we couldn't get it done.

Following three free throws by Immanuel Quickly (John Carroll School/Bel Air, Md.), the United States of America took a 53-52 lead with 5:32 to play in the third.

Getting beat on the glass 23-14 in the first half, the US out-rebounded Germany 30-14 in the second 20 minutes to finish the night with a 44-37 advantage on the glass.

"I think everyone had chills. energy and pride", coach Roy Rana said after Canada won the first FIBA gold medal in the country's history. They shot 58.1 percent from the free-throw line and 26.1 percent from distance.



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