Seth Trimble, GG Jackson win gold for Team USA

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Two UNC basketball commits won the gold medal for Team USA’s U18 Men’s National Team in the 2022 FIBA U18 Americas Championship.

Team USA defeated Brazil on Sunday night, 102-60, in the championship game. The US went 6-0 in the event.

In the six games, incoming UNC freshman Seth Trimble averaged 9.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. His best game was 16 points in the semi-finals against Argentina. He also led the tournament in free-throw percentage, going 15-of-18 (83.3%).

In the title game, Trimble had six points, four assists and two steals. He also had this monster dunk.

Trimble is expected to arrive in Chapel Hill this week to join the rest of the freshman class.

For UNC 2023 commit GG Jackson, he missed the final four games after two strong performance to kick things off. He averaged 14 points and eight rebounds in the two appearances.

His best game was in game two, a 20-point and 12-rebound outing against Ecuador.

You can rewatch the championship game, here.

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