Bruce Weber leads USA U19 men’s basketball team to World Cup title

HERAKLION, Greece The United States took gold on the international stage in basketball today, coached by a familiar face in Northeast Kansas.

Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber speaks during the first half of a regional semifinal NCAA college basketball tournament game against Kentucky, Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Kansas State men's basketball head coach Bruce Weber led the charge for team USA Sunday, coaching the U19 men's team to a 93-79 victory over Mali to win the 2019 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup title.

Sunday’s win marks the seventh crown for the US in the history of the competition.