Wildcats' Gordon named MVP as USA wins U19 world title

2013-07-07T17:52:00Z 2013-07-07T18:22:59Z Wildcats' Gordon named MVP as USA wins U19 world titleBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 07, 2013 5:52 pm  • 

Arizona Wildcats freshman Aaron Gordon and USA Basketball's U19 team finished their run through the U19 World Championships in style today.

USA beat Serbia 82-68 in the championship game, while Gordon was named the MVP of the tournament in Prague, Czech Republic. USA won all nine of its games by nine points or more. 

Gordon had six points, six rebounds, two blocks and two assists in the final game. He averaged 12.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks while coming off the bench during USA's 9-0 run in Prague, Czech Republic.

Gordon posted a four-word reaction on Twitter:

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