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Pan Am Games: Gonzaga Contingent Remains Undefeated

The trio of Mark Few, Kyle Wiltjer and JP Batista remain undefeated in Toronto

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Through the first two days of the 2015 Pan Am games, Gonzaga has produced impressive performances. With Zags representing for the USA, Canada and Brazil, the trio of teams has a combined 6-0 record so far.

After a slow start in their opening win against Venezuela, Team USA responded with a dominant victory over Puerto Rico. With Mark Few serving as head coach, his team put together the type of offensive display you expect to see. Team USA shot 50% from the field and assisted on over half of their field goals. The US improved to 2-0 with the 102-70 win over Puerto Rico, and returns to the court tonight against Brazil.

When the US takes on Brazil tonight, it will be unique experience, as Mark Few will be coaching against JP Batista. The former Zag has helped lead Brazil to an undefeated start to the tournament. In a 15-point win over Venezuela, Batista scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds.

Kyle Wiltjer, one of three college players on the Canadian team, has not had a huge impact in the first two games. After a small cameo in the opening game, Wiltjer didn't get off the bench in a tough win over Argentina. Gonzaga fans shouldn't be too worried, as guys like Anthony Bennett of the Minnesota Timberwolves and