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Sunday, June 05, 2016

Silver medal for UConn recruiting target Megan Walker

UConn Class of 2017 recruiting target Megan Walker had 10 points in a quarterfinal victory over China and 14 points in a 19-15 win over the Czech Republic in the semifinals of the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championship.

However, the U.S. team's bid for a gold medal ended with a 21-12 loss to France.

Walker, teaming with TCU incoming freshman Amber Ramirez, Cal signee Jaelyn Brown and fellow Class of 2017 prospect Sidney Cooks to rip off five straight victories after opening up the tournament with a loss to the Netherlands in the first game in pool play as the U.S won the silver medal.

Walker was tied for second in the tournament in scoring with 44 points and was named to the three-member all-tournament team.

Walker will have another chance to go for gold as a member of the U.S. team playing in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship next month.

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