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White scores 16, USA routs UAE

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KAZAN, Russia (KWWL) -

The United States was rarely challenged in their opening game of the World University Games.  The USA men's basketball team routed the United Arab Emirates 140-46 to start off pool play.

Iowa junior Aaron White tallied 16 points in the opener.  Creighton's Doug McDermott add 15, while playing just 13 total minutes.  Cincinnati's Sean Kilpatrick led the US squad with 18.

The United States continues pool play on Monday against the Czech Republic.

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