John Calipari’s USA U19 team tipped off their first game in Egypt yesterday, defeating Lithuania 89-66. Two Wildcats, P.J. Washington and Hamidou Diallo led the way. Washington led the team in points with 18 and Diallo was right behind him with 17. The team started slow but outscored Lithuania 40-19 in the second half. May have been from the traveling, but they certainly figured out their issues down the stretch of the game.
For two guys who haven’t played a college basketball game yet, this is a great start under the watchful eyes of the Big Blue Nation.
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Wildcats PJ Washington (18) and Hamidou Diallo (17) combined for 35 points in USA's 89-66 win over Lithuania.— KSTV (@KSTV_Sports) June 29, 2017
Those were team-highs.
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