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KAZAN, Russia – Tyler Haws had his best game in the red, white and blue as the USA World University Games Team defeated Norway 91-51 on Sunday at Miras Sports Complex.
Haws posted a personal-best nine points while hitting 3 of 6 from the field and 3 of 5 from the free throw line. He also added three rebounds and one steal in 15 minutes of playing time.
Team USA led by just two at the end of the first quarter but out-scored Norway 26-10 in the second to lead 43-25 at the half.
Haws and his Team USA teammates shot 52.3 percent from the field while holding Norway to just 27.9 percent shooting. The U.S. also out-rebounded Norway 51-37 and dished out 29 assists on 34 made field goals.
"It feels good to just play basketball again and get back out on the court after a loss," Haws said. "Everyone for the most part came out well. We got off to a little bit of a slow start, but we got it going and were able to get a pretty good lead. We shared the ball really well, and I think most of the guys scored, so it felt good.Visit usabasketball.com for more game coverage."
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Team USA will play in the classification semifinals against Germany on Monday at 12 a.m. MT. The winner between USA and Germany will play for ninth place on Tuesday.