Wynyard leads all scorers on Day 2 at FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships

2 Jun 2016

ASTANA (2016 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships) - Reigning champ and MVP Tai Wynard (New Zealand) did not disappoint for his debut at the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships with a day-high 20 points in 2 games.

The Auckland native had a dominant opener against the Philippines, with 12 points including several powerful dunks. He backed that up with a great all-around performance against Spain (8 points and several defensive stops).

Against the Philippines

Against Spain

Uruguay's Juani Ducasse (18pts), Slovenia's Matic Siska and Brazil's Fabricio Verissimo (17pts each) were the other players to stand out on Day 2.

Wynyard is the leading scorer after 2 days.

In the women's categories, Astou Gaye (France) turned heads with great power under the basket combined with a soft touch from behind the arc, en route to 20 total points.

China's Ze When Zhou (19pts) and Amber Ramirez (14pts) also stood out on Day 2.

Sara Krumpholcova (Czech Republic) remains the overall leading scorer after she tallied 24 points on Day 1.

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