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Williams-Goss and Team USA win Gold

Incoming freshman point guard Nigel Williams-Goss helped lead Team USA to victory over Serbia on Sunday.


Team USA and incoming freshman point guard Nigel Williams-Goss beat Serbia 82-68 on Sunday in the FIBA U-19 World Championship game. Williams-Goss scored 15 points on Sunday and finished the tournament averaging 7.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.7 steals and a team-high 2.6 assists per game. He was the only American to play more than 200 minutes (205) in the tournament's nine games.

Additionally, he shot well from the field at a 49.1 percent clip including a team-leading 42.1 percent (8-of-19) from three-point range.

Wiliams-Goss's 15 points on Sunday were the second-most on the team behind Louisville sophomore forward Montrezl Harrell who tallied 19 points. Incoming Arizona freshman forward Aaron Gordon took home tournament MVP honors.

Listen to what Williams-Goss said about winning a gold medal.