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Trio Earn Gold at FIBA U19 World Cup
July 29, 2019

Three Big 12 student-athletes earned gold medals at the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup on Sunday evening in Bangkok, Thailand, by USA Basketball’s 74-70 win over Australia in overtime.

Baylor’s Queen Egbo, Iowa State’s Ashley Joens and Texas’ Celeste Taylor represented their respective programs and the Big 12.

Taylor tallied five points and grabbed three rebounds in USA’s championship victory, while Egbo followed with four boards and two points. Joens snatched a rebound and collected a steal in four minutes of action.

Egbo and Joens are both sophomores for the 2019-20 season, while Taylor is an incoming freshman.

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