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USA claim fourth FIBA U17 World Championship title


The United States beat Turkey 96-56 in Sunday’s Final to win the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship.

USA captain Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 points, Collin Sexton collected 16 points and 8 assists and Wendell Carter Jr. chipped in with 11 points and 8 rebounds. Turkey were paced by Ragip Berke Atar with 13 points while Eray Akyuz had a dozen for the U17 Worlds debutants, who were the first European team to reach the final since Poland in 2010.