Team USA completes sweep of Fiba Americas U18 group play with rout of Puerto Rico
Jeremiah Robinson goes 3 for 5 fromthe field and 7 for 7 from the stripe. Photo from fiba.com

TEAM USA completed a sweep of group play with a 115-71 victory over Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the Fiba Under-18 Americas Championship on Tuesday in St. Catharines, Ontario (Wednesday, Manila time).

Quentin Grimes showed the way for the US squad with 20 points on 9 of 17 shooting, while Alec White went 5 for 12 to deliver 15 points.

Cole Anthony scored 14, Jeremiah Robinson added 13, Matthew Hurt has 12 points, while Mark Watts chipped in with 11.

 Fil-American Kamaka Hepa came up with four points on 2 of 4 shooting in seven minutes of action for Team USA.

The US earlier defeated the Dominican Republic, 105-73, and Panama, 118-26.

As top team in Group A, the US take on winless Group B bottom squad Ecuador in the quarterfinals.

 

 

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