USA East Coast Finishes Second At 2014 Tallinn Cup

TALLINN, Estonia August 6, 2014 – USA East Coast and head coach Frank Martin finished second at the 2014 Tallinn Cup (Four Nations Cup) after suffering a 77-65 loss to the Estonian National Team on Wednesday. Both Estonia and the USA finished with identical records at the event, but Estonia took first place due to a point differential tiebreaker.

USA East Coast with Head Coach Frank Martin

USA East Coast with Head Coach Frank Martin

Gamecock senior guard Tyrone Johnson posted 11 points with four rebounds on Wednesday, while sophomore guard Sindarius Thornwell added eight points and seven boards. The USA led for the majority of the first half, but the Estonians jumped ahead much of the second half to capture the win.

USA East Coast will depart via ferry across the Gulf of Finland on Thursday to play against the Helsinki Seagulls of the Finish Pro League. Tip off for that contest is set for 11:30 a.m. ET.

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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