Donovan nears 3rd straight international gold medal

Published: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:23 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:23 p.m.

Florida coach Billy Donovan is closing in on his third straight gold medal in international competition.


USA coach Billy Donovan during USA's 118-64 win over Argentina Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Mark Reis)

Donovan guided Team USA to a 90-56 win over the Dominican Republic in the semifinals of the FIBA Americas 18-under men's basketball tournament Monday night in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Team USA will face Canada in the gold medal game on Tuesday night. Canada knocked off Argentina 91-82 in the other semifinal earlier Thursday afternoon.

Donovan improved to 18-0 in three seasons as a coach in international competition. In this year's FIBA Americas Tournament, Team USA has won its first four games by an average margin of 56 points per game.

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