The USA national team won all eight games played and claimed the first edition of the U17 World Championship. The Americans defeated previously lossless Poland 111-80 in the final, with the runner-up handling the champions for only 18 minutes, as at halftime they were already losing by 17 (58-41).
James McAdoo led the winners with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals, while Bradley Beal (named tournament MVP) scored 19 points and grabbed 5 rebounds, Michael Gilchrist 16 points and Anthony Wroten (5 steals) less three. For Poland, Tomasz Gielo netted a game-high 21 points and grabbed 5 rebounds, followed by Mateusz Ponitka (3 steals) and Filip Matczak with 14 points apiece and Piotr Niedźwiedzki with 10.
Canada won the bronze medal with a 83-81 in over Lithuania.