Team USA down Argentina, faces Spain in final tune-up

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From the opening-tip it looked like we were in for a blow-out. Team USA got off to a hot start, opening the game on a 14-1 run thanks to Kevin Durant draining threes like they were free-throws. Of course, the scrappiness of the Argentines kept them in the game until the final buzzer.

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Northwestern Guard Marcotullio battling for Britain

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Northwestern freshman guard Alex Marcotullio is the latest Wildcat men’s basketball player to earn an opportunity to compete internationally as he has been invited to the Great Britain U20 training camp.

A native of Warren, Mich., Marcotullio appeared in all 34 games for the Wildcats as a freshman during the 2009-10 campaign. He averaged 4.8 points and 14 minutes per game and ranked 15th in the Big Ten with a .369 3-point field goal percentage.

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