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U.S. to play Israel for bronze

Updated: July 10, 2009, 7:40 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Russia stunned the United States Friday in the World University Games semifinals, nipping the favored Americans 69-68 at Belgrade Arena in Serbia.

The Americans were coming off a convincing 30-point blowout of Bulgaria and were fixed on a potential championship game against Serbia after clipping the hosts in a tight two-point win in the final game of the preliminary round two days prior.

The Russians outscored the Americans 20-9 in the final minutes for the win.

The U.S. will ...

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