After proving himself in the Big Ten last season, Battle took his game to the world level during the summer, playing with the under-19 U.S. World University team. He was the team’s leading scorer as the U.S. captured a bronze medal in Serbia.
The Times Union writer got his basketball teams mixed up. There’s a US World University Games team and a USA Under-19 National team. They are different animals and the writer seems to have tried to combine them. Battle was on the World University Games team not on the U-19 national team.