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U.S. hits 16 3s in rout of Bulgaria

Updated: July 9, 2009, 5:26 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Fresh off a grinding two-point win over host Serbia, the United States was hoping for a physical break of sorts in its World University Games matchup against Bulgaria and got one.

With Bulgaria sitting back in a zone defense, the Americans made 16-of-29 shots from 3-point range in a 96-66 quarterfinal victory at Belgrade Arena on Thursday.

Wisconsin's Bo Ryan, who is coaching the Americans, couldn't have asked for a better game plan from the Bulgarians.

"Our guys did a great ...

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