UConn 2012 commit Breanna Stewart had eight points, three rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 23 minutes today, but the U.S. completed the second round of the FIBA U-19 World Championship with a 64-52 loss to Canada in a battle of unbeatens in Puerto Montt, Chile. The U.S. (5-1) finished second behind Canada (6-0) in Group E and will meet Australia, Brazil or France in the quarterfinals Friday (TBA).
The U.S. shot just 36.1 percent from the field (2-of-16 3-pointers) and committed 21 turnovers. It was also outscored 23-13 in the fourth quarter.
UConn sophomore Bria Hartley added seven points (3-of-11 FG), two rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes. UConn freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis finished with two points (1-of-9 FG), six rebounds and two steals in 18 minutes. UConn 2013 target Diamond DeShields had two points (1-of-5 FG) in 7 minutes.
Huskies’ sophomore Stefanie Dolson had one rebound and one assist in 11 scoreless minutes. She took only one shot from the field. UConn 2012 commit Morgan Tuck had two blocks in 12 scoreless minutes.