Alaska's Hebard wins gold in Peru

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Ruthy Hebard and the U.S. Women’s 3x3 basketball team won gold at the 2019 Pan American Games Wednesday. The West Valley product scored big baskets down the stretch to help Team USA defeat Argentina 21-17 in the gold medal game.

Oregon's Ruthy Hebard, right, gestures to her teammates after scoring against Portland State during the first half of a first-round game of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

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