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University of Michigan men's basketball head coach John Beilein will serve as an assistant coach for the 2013 USA Basketball Men's World University Games Team alongside head coach Bob McKillop (Davidson College) and assistant coach Frank Martin (South Carolina). He has previously served as a court coach during a USA Basketball training camp and assisted during the 2009 USA Men's U19 World Championship and USA World University Games training camps. MGoBlue.com will provide updates on Coach Beilein's and his squad throughout the tournament.

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THE WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
The World University Games are held every other year and are organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The World University Games is a multi-sport competition open to men and women who are between the ages of 17 and 24 (born between Jan. 1, 1989, and Dec. 31, 1995), and are or have been within the past year, a student at a college or university.

2013 TEAM USA WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES SCHEDULE
All games on ESPNU (TV Schedule PDF)

Date Score Results
Sunday, July 7 vs. United Arab Emirates Recap | W, 140-46
Monday, July 8 vs. Czech Republic Recap | W, 96-53
Wednesday, July 10 vs. Sweden Recap | W, 83-65
Thursday, July 11 vs. Australia Recap | L, 93-84
Friday, July 12 vs. Canada Recap | L, 94-85
Sunday, July 14 Consolation Quarterfinal, vs. Norway Recap | W, 91-51
Monday, July 15 Consolation Semifinal, vs. Germany Recap | W, 92-70
Tuesday, July 16 Ninth Place, vs. Finland Recap | W, 97-70

Time Zone Note: Kazan, Russia, is on Moscow Standard Time, which is +8 hours from Eastern Time.

TEAM USA RESOURCE CENTER
World University Games | World University Team Statistics
USA Roster | USA Statistics PDF | USA History
USA Facebook | USA Twitter | #USABMWUG

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Twenty-four teams will compete in the 2013 World University Games men's basketball competition, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Mongolia, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Sweden, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the United States. Each team will play five preliminary games before medal competition begins. Seeding will be based on pool records.

TOURNAMENT ASSIGNMENTS
Pool A: Estonia, Germany, Oman, Russia, Ukraine and South Korea
Pool B: Japan, Mexico, Mongolia, Philippines, Romania and Serbia
Pool C: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and the United States
Pool D: Brazil, Chile, China, Finland, Lithuania and Norway

USA AT THE WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES
The United States has claimed 19 medals in the World University Games (WUG) since beginning play in 1965 and has captured a record 13 gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals in the 20 appearances. The USA owns a 138-9 won-loss record. In fact, the United States captured six of the first seven gold medals awarded in World University Games competition and strung together six consecutive gold medals from 1989 through 1999. In 2001, the USA fell to host China, which featured half of its 2000 Olympic team, including Yao Ming, Menk Batere and Wang ZhiZhi, by a single point in the semifinal and finished with the bronze. The USA again captured the gold medal in 2005 and, most recently, finished in fifth place with a 7-1 record after falling to Lithuania, 76-74, in the 2011 quarterfinals.

TEAM USA RELEASES
USA Men Cruise Past Finland 97-70 To Finish Ninth at 2013 World University Games (7/16/2013)
Balanced Scoring Attack Leads USA Past Germany 92-70 (7/15/13)
USA Overpowers Norway For 91-51 Win (7/14/13)
USA Edged Out Of Medal Contention With 94-85 Loss To Canada (7/12/13)
USA Team Falls To Australia 93-84 in Pool C Play (7/11/2013)
USA Team Heats Up In Second Half To Defeat Sweden 83-65 (7/10/2013)
Defense Helps USA Down Czech Republic 96-53 (7/8/2013)
Depth, Teamwork Propel USA To Record-Setting 140-46 Win Over United Arab Emirates (7/7/2013)
USA Men's World University Games Team Downs Russian Club UNICS In Exhibition (7/4/2013)
Twelve-Man Roster Announced For 2013 USA Basketball Men's World University Games Team (6/28/2013)
Sixteen Finalists Named For 2013 USA Basketball Men's World University Games Team (6/26/2013)
After Successful Season, Andre Hollins Sees Room For Growth (6/25/2013)
26 of College Basketball's Best Settle In for Men's World University Games Training Camp (6/24/2013)
USA Men's World University Games Team Training Camp To Feature 27 Collegians (6/20/2013)
USA Men's World University Games Team Training Camp To Feature 29 Collegians (6/3/2013)
Court Coaches Announced For Men's World University Games Team Training Camp (5/14/2013)
McKillop, Beilein, Martin To Lead USA Men's World University Games Team (3/12/2013)

BEILEIN AND TEAM USA ARTICLES
With technology, Beilein still part of Michigan recruiting process while in Russia, Detroit Free Press (7/11/2013)
Michigan State's Adreian Payne happy to learn from Michigan's John Beilein, Detroit Free Press (7/11/2013)
Beilein looks to help MSU's Adreian Payne improve on international stage, MLive.com (7/6/2013)
Blasphemy at the World University Games, USA World University Games (7/6/2013)
USA Basketball, NBA Draft highlight John Beilein's busy summer, UMHoops.com (6/20/2013)
Trip to Russia will keep Michigan's John Beilein on the move this summer, Detroit News (6/20/2013)
Beilein 'thrilled' to make his assistant coaching debut for USA Basketball, MLive.com (5/13/2013)
Beilein named to USA Basketball's staff for 2013 World University Games, MLive.com (3/12/2013)