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Decortes and Team Italy Win Gold At U20 FIBA Championship

UAlbany Sports Information   08-12-2019

Photo Credit: FIBA Basketball
 

ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany women’s basketball sophomore Lucia Decortes won gold with Team Italy at the 2019 FIBA U20 Women’s European Championship. Team Italy went 5-2 to win Italy’s first-ever U20 FIBA European gold.

 

Italy edged Russia 70-67 in the gold medal game. Decortes recorded one rebound and one steal in 10 minutes of action.

 

The Bergamo, Italy native appeared in all seven games for Italy, averaging 9.2 minutes and 1.7 rebounds.

  
To see Italy's path to the gold medal, click here.
  



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