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How to livestream U of L, UK recruits in FIBA ​​U17 Basketball World Cup

Some of the best young basketball players in the United States, including recruits coveted by both the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats, are bound for southern Spain to represent their country on a global stage.

The 2022 FIBA ​​U17 World Cup begins Saturday and runs through July 10 in Malaga, Spain. Team USA is vying for its sixth consecutive gold medal in the tournament and will play its first game at 2:45 pm EDT against Lebanon.

Group play wraps up July 5, and the Round of 16 will follow on July 6.

The US is led by a group of 2023 and 2024 prospects who have piqued the interests of U of L head coach Kenny Payne and UK’s John Calipari. Multiple outlets have reported that Calipari and Louisville assistant coach Nolan Smith will be making the trek across the Atlantic Ocean to watch the recruits compete against the world’s best.

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