U.S. stunned in quarterfinals

Updated: August 23, 2011, 9:51 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

A fourth-quarter rally fell short and the United States lost 76-74 to Lithuania in the quarterfinals of the World University Games on Saturday night in Shenzhen, China.

The U.S. came back from eight points down to tie the game at 74 with under two minutes left but missed its last five shots. Lithuania hit two free throws to win.

"I thought our guys came out and gave a good effort," said U.S. and Purdue coach Matt Painter. "Lithuania was a little bit quicker to the basketball. They ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?