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Jul 10, 2010 5:20 PM by Brent Carney

2011 Commit Gilchrist Leads US U-17 Team To Finals

2011 Kentucky commit Michael Gilchrist led the United States National Team past Canada and in to the finals of the FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Germany.

Gilchrist scored 30 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, a game high in both categories, in the 103-83 victory. The US needed everything he had to win a game that was close for the first three quarters.

Fellow UK commit Marquis Teague chipped in 6 points and 5 assists.

The US will play Poland in the tournament finals on Saturday.

John Calipari is in Hamburg watching the tournament.

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