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LSU Commit Ben Simmons leads World to victory over USA in Nike Hoop Summit

3 years 11 months 1 week ago Saturday, April 11 2015 Apr 11, 2015 April 11, 2015 10:21 PM April 11, 2015 in LSU Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Canada's Jamal Murray had 30 points and Italy's Frederico Mussini scored the go-ahead points on three free throws with 2:04 remaining to help the World Selects beat the United States 103-101 on Saturday in the annual Nike Hoop Summit.

Skal Labissieri, a 7-foot forward from Haiti who is bound for Kentucky, scored 21 points. Louisiana State-bound Ben Simmons of Australia had 13 points and nine assists.

Luke Kennard, who has signed at Duke, had 22 points to lead the United States, which had five players score in double figures. Villanova-bound Jalen Brunson and Stephen Zimmerman scored 12 points each for the Americans.

Thon Maker had 10 rebounds to help the World Selects outrebound the U.S. 40-29.

The United States, which won the event last year, leads the series 12-6.

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