Jalen Brunson scores during the USA's 93-45 win over Argentina on Wednesday. (Photo: USA Basketball)
Jalen Brunson continues to shine with the undefeated USA Basketball U19 team at the FIBA World Championships in Greece. Brunson helped lead the squad past Argentina, 93-45, in the Round of 16 on Wednesday. The win came 24 hours after a 92-50 victory over Egypt in the final game of the preliminary round.
Brunson scored 9 points, recorded 6 assists, and had two steals in the game against Argentina. He had 9 points, dished out 6 assists, and made two steals versus Egypt. Against Egypt, Brunson hit a 3-pointer
and had a driving lay-in on the next possession to help USA score 16 straight points and break open the game in the second quarter.
In four games, Brunson has scored 37 points with a team-best 23 assists and only 4 turnovers. He has started all four games.
The USA will face Italy in the quarterfinals Friday. The semifinals are Saturday and the finals are Sunday.