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USA Basketball tops Mexico, ends AmeriCup prelims 6-0 – ESPN

USA Basketball beat Mexico 96-75 on Saturday to cap off a sweep of the AmeriCup qualifying games in Puerto Rico.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The team that USA Basketball assembled for its final two FIBA AmeriCup qualifying games knew it would be together for only about a week.
The players made the most of that time.
Ra’Shad James scored 21 points, and the U.S. finished AmeriCup qualifying with a 6-0 record, beating Mexico 96-75 on Saturday. Brandon Bass scored 12 points for the Americans, who outscored the Mexicans 33-12 from 3-point range.
“Any player would want to be a part of a situation like this,” James…

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