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Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura racks up another double-double for Japan

UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:39 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura posted his second straight double-double for Japan at the FIBA U19 tournament in Egypt. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura posted his second straight double-double for Japan at the FIBA U19 tournament in Egypt. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura turned in his second consecutive double-double at the FIBA U19 World Cup, leading Japan to a 76-73 victory in Cairo.

Rui Hachimura had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three assists in the Group B victory for Japan (1-1).

In a Group A game, Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie and France (2-0) beat New Zealand 80-69. Tillie had five points, five rebounds and two assists.

The United States (2-0) won its Group D game, defeating Angola 109-68 with Josh Okogie leading the Americans with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Former Gonzaga player Przemek Karnowski had four points on 2-of-4 shooting with three rebounds in five minutes of play in Charlotte’s 84-77 loss to Indians in an NBA summer league game at Orlando, Florida.


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