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Sunday, August 21, 2011

U.S. wins World University Games title

Stanford's Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals to lead the U.S. to the World University Games title with a 101-66 win over Taiwan.

Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins had 19 points and six assists, Delaware's Elena Delle Donne added 18 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists and Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike finished with 10 points and six rebounds.

Delle Donne, who signed a letter of intent with UConn but never suited up for the Huskies, led the U.S. in scoring averaging 15.7 points per game. She also led the team in rebounding (8.5) and with 11 3-pointers. Nneka Ogwumike averaged 13.2 points and 5.7 rebounds, Diggins averaged 12.3 points while leading the team with 29 assists and 20 steals while Notre Dame's Devereaux Peters also scored in double figures, averaging 10 points per game to help the U.S. finish 6-0 and win the WUG title for the fourth straight time.


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