KU (Team USA) wins gold medal this morning

By Steve Sell
July 13, 2015

GWANGJU, South Korea — The University of Kansas men’s basketball team, under the monicker of Team USA, defeated Germany 84-77 in double overtime this morning to win the gold medal in the World University Games.

Wayne Selden scored 22 points to lead the Jayhawks, who finished 8-0. They had defeated Russia 78-68 in the semifinals.

 Perry Ellis scored 19 points today and Frank Mason added 18, including a basket late that forced a second overtime.