Perry wins MVP

Mississippi State men’s basketball player Reggie Perry and the Team USA U19 Basketball team defeated Mali 93-79 on Sunday to win the gold medal at the FIBA World Cup. For his performance throughout the tournament, Perry was chosen to the FIBA U19 All-Star 5 Team and was the Most Valuable Player for the event. Perry averaged 13.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.4 steals and one block per outing over the seven games. He had 28 points with a 10-for-15 shooting and eight rebounds during USA’s quarterfinal win over Russia on Friday.