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Since losing his father to cancer a couple of weeks ago, things have gone well for Louisville forward Luke Hancock. Last weekend he made the official 12-man roster for the United States team that will be competing in the World University Games.
Earlier this week it was announced that Hancock would flag-bearer for the United States during tomorrow’s opening ceremonies for the World University Games in Russia. Hancock was selected out of more than 280 US athletes in 18 different sports competing in the games.
“Everybody’s excited when they get an invitation like this, to come play for their country,” Hancock tells Steve Kelley, the Team USA columnist. “I talked to my dad before I left. We talked about this. This is where he wanted me to be and this is kind of how my family wanted me to go through with it. I thought about not going, just staying home. But my dad made sure that I went. He made sure that I at least tried. It’s been a rough week, but this is where he wanted me to be I gue...
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Luke Hancock will be in the spotlight again this weekend. The University of Louisville senior has been selected as the flag bearer for the United States during the opening ceremonies of the World University Games on Saturday in Kazan, Russia.
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Iowa junior forward Aaron White scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds in just 15 minutes of play in the USA World University Games team’s 94-60 exhibition win against UNICS, a professional Russian team.
White was perfect shooting the ball: 3-3 from the floor including 1-1 from three, in addition to going 4-4 from the free throw line. He did have three turnovers as well as...