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Tyus Jones scored 14 points and added a game-high seven assists in Team USA's win over the Dominican Republic
Jones Leads Team USA to Win Over Dominican Republic
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/23/2014
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DURHAM, N.C. -- Incoming Duke freshman Tyus Jones posted 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and added three rebounds, seven assists and two steals to lead Team USA to a 90-56 win over the Dominican Republic Monday evening at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. With the victory Team USA advances to the title game against Canada Tuesday, June 24.

Jones made his first four shots of the game to push the U.S. team to a 24-14 lead after one quarter of play. He continued his stellar play throughout the contest and finished the night with a +19 scoring margin when in the game.

Teammate Justise Winslow started his fourth straight game as well but had an off shooting night for Team USA. He finish 0-of-6 from the field but added three rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot.

Stanley Johnson paced the U.S. in scoring with 15 points, while Jones (14), Allonzo Trier (13), Luke Kennard (11) and Jaylen Brunson (10) also scored in double-figures.

Complete box score, recap, photo galleries and quotes are available at

Jones, Winslow and the rest of Team USA return to action Tuesday, June 24 when they take on Canada in the FIBA Americas title game at 7:30 pm (ET).

Canada reached the title game with a 91-82 overtime win over Argentina Monday. Both Team USA and Canada enter the gold medal game with 4-0 records at the event.

Live stats as well as video for all the games of the 2014 FIBA Americas are available at