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Kalkbrenner, USA Win Gold at U19 Basketball World Cup

The U.S. rallied to defeat France 83-81 in the Gold Medal Game of the U19 Basketball World Cup yesterday in Latvia. 

Creighton center Ryan Kalkbrenner played just over three minutes and did not have any points or rebounds.  He finished the tourney averaging 5.9 points and 4 rebounds per game. 

Earlier Sunday, incoming Creighton freshman Ryan Nembhard had 21 points and 10 assists to help Canada to a bronze medal in a 101-92 win over Serbia.  In seven games in Latvia, Nembhard averaged 15.1 points, 6.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game.

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