International basketball update

Mississippi State center Jarvis Varnado grabbed seven rebounds (four offensive) and scored one point in Thursday’s Team USA 96-66 quarterfinal win over Bulgaria at the World University Games (Belgrade, Serbia). The USA plays Russia in a semifinal game at 1 p.m. today. Host Serbia plays Israel in the other semifinal; the medal games will be played on Saturday.
– Ole Miss guard Terrico White and Team USA played Canada early this morning in the quarterfinals of he FIBA Under-19 World Championships at Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament concludes overnight Saturday (Central time).

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