Marshall, USA Take FIBA AmeriCup Title

The United States won the 2017 FIBA AmeriCup on Sunday. Featuring former Tar Heels Kendall Marshall and Larry Drew II, the Americans defeated Argentina 81-76 to claim the title.

Larry Drew averaged 4.6 points over five games while shooting 53.9 percent from the field. He added 5.0 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds. Marshall put up 3.6 points during the tournament and shot 37.5 percent from the field. A two-year player at UNC, Marshall added 4.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game.


Check out this nifty play by Marshall in the Championship game:


Here is a screen grab of Marshall and Drew walking off the court. Of course many remember that Marshall took over the starting point job at North Carolina from Drew during the 2010-2011 season. Drew would leave the UNC program mid-season shortly after that decision was made.


During the 2016-17 season Marshall played for G-League’s Reno Big Horns. He was on the Los Angeles Clippers summer league team. Drew played on the Philadelphia 76ers Summer league team in 2017.

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