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KAZAN, Russia - Tyler Haws and Team USA defeated Sweden, 83-65, despite a slow start in the World University Games.
Haws finished with one point and one offensive rebound, shooting 0 of 2 from the field and 1 of 2 from the charity stripe in roughly 7 minutes of play.
USA struggled from the field, shooting 30 percent in the first quarter, but finished on an 11-0 run to end the half 37-27. Haws and his teammates never looked back as they took a 20-point lead late in the fourth quarter.
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Team USA will take on Australia on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. MT. The game can be viewed live on ESPN3.com and livefisu.tv. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU at 5 p.m. MT.