Durr Leads U.S. Past Brazil In U-16 Opener

UConn Class of 2015 target Asia Durr scored 20 points to lead the U.S. to a 76-20 rout of Brazil Wednesday in its opening game of the FIBA Americas U-16 Championship in Cancun, Mexico. Durr finished 6-of-9 from the field (3-of-5 3-pointers) and 5-of-5 from the free throw line in 15 minutes.

The U.S. forced 29 turnovers and held a 53-33 rebounding advantage.

Fellow UConn targets Katie Lou Samuelson finished with nine points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals; DeJanae Boykin added eight points, six rebounds and two steals; and Kalani Brown had five points and seven rebounds.

The U.S., which improved to 11-0 all-time at the U-16 Championship, will meet Argentina (1-0) tonight at 7 p.m.