John Calipari

Hoping to meet for gold, Maryland teammates to fight for bronze at U-19 World Cup

Hoping to meet for gold, Maryland teammates to fight for bronze at U-19 World Cup

Maryland teammates Kevin Huerter and Joshua Tomaic were hoping to play against each other in Sunday’s under-19 World Cup gold-medal game in Cairo.

Their respective teams will play each other, but only a bronze medal will be up for grabs after the United States was upset by Canada and Spain lost to Italy on Saturday.

With Huerter seemingly still affected by an injured finger on his shooting hand, and with Tomaic hampered by fouls, the two rising sophomores did not have much impact in the semifinals.

Huerter, who has also been bothered by a stomach flu, played less than 10 minutes Saturday, going scoreless and missing all three of his...

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