MVP DeCosta stars on women's Team of the Tournament at FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2017

2 Jul 2017

CHENGDU (FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2017) - USA star Aquira DeCosta was named MVP of the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup 2017 and joined Czech Republic's Simona Ruzkova and her teammate Jenalle Bailey in the Team of the Tournament.

The spectacular DeCosta wowed the Chinese crowd with her signature shammgod, finished 4th overall in scoring and led USA to their third gold in history at the U18 World Cup.

Bailey led all scorers in the women's category with 40 points and had a game-high 11 in the final to defeat Czech Republic.

Czech Republic's Ruzkova joined the two Americans on the team after finishing second in scoring (38 points) and leading her team to silver.