Ashmoreand Team USA undefeated in World Deaf Championships

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:41 -- jcook

SAMSUN, TURKEY-One local basketball product and her team are blowing out the competition overseas. Former West Valley guard and Gallaudet University player Lawjen Ashmore and Team USA's women's basketball team are 3-0 in the World Deaf Basketball Championships.

Today they beat Turkey by 40 in a 63-23 win. They opened the tournament on the July 4 with a 60-31 over Lithuania and beat Mexico on Sunday 83-24. The Women's team is outscoring opponents 206-78.

They're on par with the men's team who are outscoring opponents 204-88 and have a 2-0 record. Both men's and women's team will face Russia tomorrow.

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