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Gaddy scores eight as USA kicks Canada

More information at GoHuskies.com; but here’s the quick version from UW:

The United States (4-0) downed Canada 122-89 in Tuesday’s semifinals of the 2010 FIBA-Americas U18 Championship played at Bill Greehey Arena in San Antonio, Texas and will play Brazil on Wednesday in the Gold Medal game. Husky sophomore Abdul Gaddy scored eight points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out two assists in the 33-point victory.

Gaddy has averaged 6.3 points per game in the four games of the tournament.


Gaddy has four points as USA advances

Here’s the word from GoHuskies.com:

The United States (3-0) won Group B by dominating Argentina 88-67 to end Preliminary Round play at the 2010 FIBA-Americas U18 Championship played at Bill Greehey Arena in San Antonio, Texas. Husky sophomore Abdul Gaddy contributed four points on two-for-two shooting and also dished out two assists in 15 minutes of action.


Gaddy adds two as USA beats Mexico

Here’s the info from GoHuskies.com:

The USA U18 National Team (2-0) dominated Mexico (0-2) for a 114-38 win over its neighbors to the south on Sunday in a second round game of the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in San Antonio, Texas. Husky sophomore-to-be Abdul Gaddy played 12 minutes and scored two points, grabbed three rebounds and dished out a team-high equaling four assists.


Gaddy has 11 in USA u-18 win

Here’s the release from USA Basketball:

The USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team (1-0) opened play at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship by blowing through the U.S. Virgin Islands (0-1) 131-63 on Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas. Quincy Miller’s (Quality Education Academy / Winston-Salem, N.C.) double-double of 15 points and 17 rebounds led the USA effort as everyone scored, including nine in double digits.

Miller’s rebounds set a new high-water mark for the USA U18 National Team for single-game rebounds at this event, surpassing the previous record of 15 set by Shareef Abdur-Rahim versus Panama in 1994.

Austin Rivers (Winter Park H.S. / Winter Park, Fla.) was the USA’s high scorer with 18 points after firing off 4-of-6 from 3-point; Trevor Cooney (Sanford H.S. / Wilmington, Del.) and LeBryan Nash (Lincoln H.S. / Dallas, Texas) tossed in 15 points apiece; Jereme Richmond (Waukegan H.S. / Waukegan, Ill.) scored 13; while Abdul Gaddy (Washington / Tacoma, Wash.), Kyrie Irving (St. Patrick’s H.S. / Elizabeth, N.J.), Tony Mitchell (L.G. Pinkston H.S. / Dallas, Texas) and Patric Young (Providence School / Jacksonville, Fla.) chipped in 11 points each.

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A face with the name . . . Locker takes media blitz east

Don’t think Heisman Trophy campaigns start in July – they began months ago, with this scheduled trip east for University of Washington Jake Locker.

Locker, the senior from Ferndale, leaves Seattle on Sunday morning to visit East Coast media.

The trip starts with a day-long stay at ESPN studios in Bristol, Conn. He’ll be on the “Mike and Mike” radio show at 6:40 a.m. PDT, and then on with Doug Gottlieb at 1:25 p.m. PDT.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT, Locker will sit down for a live chat on ESPN.com., plus tape more shows, commercial spots, etc.

On Tuesday, Locker is

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Pondexter projects as bubble pick

After a school-record 136 games as a Washington Husky, forward Quincy Pondexter will learn his next team sometime Thursday evening.

By most accounts, Pondexter will begin his NBA career as a late-first- or early-second-round selection in tonight’s NBA draft.

“I’m trying not to think about it too much but there’s no choice,” Pondexter said. “You get bugged with it a lot, and I’m just real anxious to see where I end up, what city I’ll be living in next year and the teammates I’ll have. It’s something I’ve been dreaming of since I was a kid.”

Pondexter said that in

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MBA scores 25 in Great Britain u23 win

Blossoming UW hoops big man Matthew Bryan-Amaning led the Great Britain U23 Futures Team to a 90-61 victory over Luxembourg over the weekend, helping his team to second place at a tournament in Lille, France. MBA had a team-high 25 points to help Great Britain to a 2-1 record in the four-team tournament.

More information at GoHuskies.com.