Fran Belibi helps U.S. under-17 women's basketball win gold

Regis Jesuit senior Fran Belibi helped the U.S. under-17 women's basketball team capture gold at the U17 World Cup in Belarus on Sunday.

It was the second-straight summer Belibi has won gold with USA Basketball — she helped the U16 squad win in Argentina last year.

In Belarus, the Americans beat France 92-40 on Sunday to capture the gold medal. Belibi had ten points, seven rebounds and three steals in 17 minutes.

Over the course of the tournament, Belibi averaged 8.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game. Her highest scoring output came against Mali in the group stage, when she scored 15 points in 13 minutes of game action.

Belibi also had 11 points against Hungary in the semifinals, as well as five rebounds.

The U.S. squad went 7-0 at the U17 World Cup.

(Photo: FIBA)