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NC State’s Cunane Stands Out in Team USA Gold Medal Performance

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NC State’s Cunane Stands Out in Team USA Gold Medal Performance

NC State’s Cunane Stands Out in Team USA Gold Medal Performance

USA beat Puerto Rico Saturday night, 74-59, in the AmeriCup Gold Medal game. For the past week, State’s Jakia Brown-Turner and Elissa Cunane lead Team USA to a 6-0 record.

Cunane had an incredible tournament. Beyond being named to the All-Tournament Team, she was top-10 in every major metric. Whether rebounds, scoring, 2-point field goal percentage or free throw percentage, Cunane ranked high among the entire tournament, even with sub 20 minutes a game. Through the six games, Cunane average 12.8 points, 8 boards, and 1 steal per game.

Brown-Turner ended with 4 points and 3 board average, although her playing time was second lowest on team.

 

USA’s Tournament Results:

W 102-39 – Dominican Republic
W 87-65 – Puerto Rico
W 102-53 – Venezuela
W 97-46 – US Virgin Islands
W 71-60 – Brazil
W 74-59 – Perto Rico (Championship)

Passionate State fan that just wants to win...something...like anything...

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