Kentucky recruits help USA U17 roll to 111-73 triumph over Egypt

Jabari Parker - photo from
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The 2012 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team (3-0) used a smothering full-court press in the second half to pull away from a determined Egypt (0-3) squad for a 111-73 victory on Sunday afternoon in Kaunas, Lithuania. Conner Frankamp (Wichita North H.S. / Wichita, Kan.) and recruit Jabari Parker (Simeon Career Academy / Chicago, Ill.), who shot a red-hot 8-of-10 from the field, scored 18 points each to help the U.S. remain undefeated at the 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship.  In a well-rounded effort that saw 10 players score at least six points each, Kendrick Nunn (Simeon Career Academy / Chicago, Ill.) tossed in 12 points, while another Kentucky recruit Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young H.S. / Chicago, Ill.) and Johnathan Williams (Southwind H.S. / Memphis, Tenn.) chipped in 10 apiece.


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