USA wheelchair basketball advances to gold medal game

2 years 7 months 2 weeks ago July 13, 2014 Jul 13, 2014 Sunday, July 13 2014 Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:01:09 PM CDT in Sports
By: Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

SOUTH KOREA- The U.S. wheelchair basketball team is just one win away from winning a gold medal in South Korea. 

Under coach Ron Lykins, who is also the head man at the University of Missouri, the team has advanced all the way to the final game at the Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball Championships. 

The Americans pulled away in the fourth quarter of Sunday morning's semi final to beat Spain 56-49.  

Former Missouri student John Gilbert scored two points in the win. 

The U.S. will try for a first place finish against Australia at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night. 

To watch the game live, click on this link

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