Courtesy: FIBA

Swanigan and Team USA Capture FIBA U-19 World Championship

The United States became the first country since 1983 to successfully defends its title, fighting off a valiant challenge from Croatia for a 79-71 victory in overtime to win the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship trophy. The Americans captured their sixth U19 Worlds crown as four players scored in double figures paced by MVP Jalen Brunson’s 14 points. Croatia claimed their first podium finish in taking second place as Nik Slavica scored 23 points in the loss.

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Stories of those who served

NewsChannel 15 has covered several stories about service men and women who dedicated their lives to our freedom. Here are some of our favorites.