Pittsnogle Scores Six as US Advances

WVU sophomore forward Kevin Pittsnogle scored six points and grabbed three rebounds as the US junior national team advanced to quarterfinal pool play with an 88-69 win over Nigeria.

The Martinsburg native hit two of his six shots (both three pointers) and added two assists and two blocked shots against only one turnover. He also had four fouls in just 14 minutes of action in the rugged contest.

The US will now face Puerto Rico, Lithuania and Australia in quarterfinal pool play beginning on Monday.

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