Oklahoma State basketball: Marcus Smart leads U.S. to gold-medal game

From Staff Reports Published: July 6, 2013

— Oklahoma State sophomore Marcus Smart and the United States' men's U19 basketball team beat Lithuania 100-60 on Saturday night in the semifinals of the FIBA U19 World Championships. Smart led all scorers with 18 points.

Smart made 6 of 8 shots from the floor, including 2 of 4 from beyond the 3-point arc, and all four of his free throws. He also recorded three rebounds, two assists and a steal in 18 minutes. He was one of five Americans to reach double figures.

The United States (8-0) will play Serbia (7-1) in the gold-medal game on Sunday at 1:15 p.m. Central time in the O2 Arena. The game will be streamed on the Internet on FIBA.tv and is available on ESPN3 or the WatchESPN app.


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