Aug. 23, 1997
Curtis Staples Scores Four Points in USA Victory
TRAPANI, Sicily, Italy -- University of Virginia guard Curtis Staples (Roanoke, Va.) came off the bench to score four points as the United States defeated South Africa 110-32 on the first day of preliminary round action at the World University Games on Friday (August 22).
Staples also grabbed three rebounds, had two assists and one steal in 19 minutes of action.
Ansu Sesay of the University of Mississippi was the leading scorer in the game with 19 points, and Loren Woods of Wake Forest scored 18 points and had a game-high 17 rebounds.
The United States plays Great Britain in preliminary round action on Saturday (August 23).
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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