Tyler Haws scored 10 points and had five rebounds in the USA's 97-70 win against Finland in Kazan, Russia on July 16.
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A 27-6 scoring advantage in the second quarter, including 12-straight points from Will Sheehey (Indiana/Stuart, Fla.) – who finished with a game-high 20 points, helped the 2013 USA Men’s World University Games Team (6-2) take control on its way to a 97-70 win against Finland (5-3) on Tuesday afternoon at Basket Hall 2 in Kazan Russia. The win was the third-straight for the USA, which finished in ninth place overall at the 2013 World University Games after missing out on the medal round as the No. 3 seed out of Group C.

Five U.S. players finished in double-figure scoring, as the Americans forced 18 Finish turnovers while compiling a 44-32 rebounding advantage.

“In order to play defense, you need energy, number one, and number two, you need teamwork,” said USA head coach Bob McKillop (Davidson College). “Being in this situation, our guys responded by giving terrific energy and superb teamwork. To see our guys develop as a team as we have progressed through this experience here has been very delightful for the coaching staff. These are terrific young men, and they're going to have wonderful careers this year. They represented the United States with superb character and their effort as a team got better and better.”

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