Tobey and Bennett claim gold medal at FIBA U19 World ChampionshipPublished Sunday, Jul. 7, 2013, 9:39 pm
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Virginia sophomore forward/center Mike Tobey (Monroe, N.Y.) and head coach Tony Bennett helped Team USA to the gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Championship on Sunday (July 7) in Prague, Czech Republic.
Tobey tallied two points and three rebounds as the USA beat Serbia, 82-68, in the gold medal game. Tobey averaged 4.8 points and 4.8 rebounds per game as the Americans finished a perfect 9-0 in the tournament. Tobey tallied 10 points and seven rebounds in the USA’s 109-67 win over Canada in the quarterfinals.
Bennett served as an assistant coach under Florida and USA head coach Billy Donovan. Visit FIBA.com and USABasketball.com for more information.