Former Saint Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova and the Australian National Team return to Group D action at the FIBA World Cup Tuesday when the Boomers face Lithuania at 8:15 a.m. (Pacific) in Gran Canaria, Spain.
The game will be streamed live in the United States on WatchESPN.com.
Australia is 1-1 in group play with an 89-55 win over Korea and a tournament-opening 90-80 setback to Slovenia. Lithuania is 2-0 with wins over Angola and Mexico. The top four teams in each group advance to the round 16 in the final playoff bracket.
Dellavedova is tied for the tournament lead in assists with 6.5 per game. He averaged 5 points and 3.5 rebounds in the team’s first two games.