OU's Courtney Paris returns to Norman with gold medal


Monday, August 14th 2006, 5:10 am
By: News On 6


NORMAN, Okla. (AP) For the third straight summer, Courtney Paris will be returning to Norman with a gold medal.

The Sooners' center helped the USA Under 20 National Team defeat Brazil 96 to 54 on Saturday night in the International World Championships in Mexico City.

The All-American went 5 for 19 with 14 points and added 12 rebounds. It was her second double-double of the tournament, and the American team finished 5-0.

Paris was the USA's leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 14.2 points and 8.4 rebounds for the tournament.