Five USA players reached double-digits in scoring, with Matthew Anderson leading the way with 25 points. Evan Patak and Russell Holmes helped their team to a 13-7 blocking advantage, with five and four block stuffs respectively. Leading the way for Argentina was their star Facundo Conte with 18 points, followed by Federico Pereyra with 17 points.
USA ride team effort, put block on Argentina in five
The USA entered the final round of the 2011 FIVB Men’s World Cup with a 4-4 record, and on Friday managed to pick up their fifth win over a young Argentina squad at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, roaring back with great blocking after dropping a close first set to win 3-2 (27-29, 25-14, 25-17, 20-25, 15-12).