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Kansas-led Team USA claims World University Games gold

In the final seconds, when the comeback was finally complete, when the grueling final was finally over, Wayne Selden clutched a basketball in his right hand and flung it high into the air inside Yeomju Gymnasium. The ball sailed into the stands. The clock hit zero. And a wave of red, white and blue flooded onto the floor. In the middle of the celebration, Frank Mason found a large American flag and draped it over his shoulders, like a Superman cape. Somehow, after a double-overtime classic, after nearly losing twice the United States had claimed gold at the World University Games with an 84-77 victory over Germany. "Crazy game," said Mason, the Kansas junior guard who had...

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