KAZAN, Russia (July 8, 2013) -- Baylor senior Cory Jefferson scored 10 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to help lead the United States over the Czech Republic, 96-53, in pool play of he World University Games Monday in Russia.
Creighton's Doug McDermott led Team USA with 23 points.
Team USA resumes play Wednesday against Sweden. They will wrap up pool play with games Thursday against Australia and Friday against Canada.
Also Monday, Baylor's Brady Heslip scored 22 points to lead Canada past the United Arab Emirates 137-43.