U-18 team lacks emotion in gold-medal game
July, 10, 2008
Davidson's Bob McKillop got a snapshot of Argentina's recent domination of global basketball when the U.S. men's Under 18 national team suffered a 77-64 loss in the gold-medal game to the host nation Friday night in Formosa, Argentina. One of the main reasons for the Americans' defeat was this: emotion. The Argentineans had more passion to win the U-18 qualifying tournament than the Americans.