Tops Chinese Professional team New Century 88-61
HUIZHOU, China – Rising senior Greg Mangano scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds to help the USA Men's World University Games Team to an 88-61 exhibition win over Chinese professional team New Century at Huizhou Stadium.
Mangano played 17 minutes, was 3-of-6 from the field and made all three of his free throw attempts. All nine of his points came in the final 10 minutes to help the USA seal its victory.
The USA will open play in the 2011 World University Games on Saturday against Mexico at 6 p.m. (all times listed are China Standard Time, which is +12 hours from Eastern Time).
A complete recap of the game, including the box score, can be found here.
Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity