The Americans are going home empty-handed from the biennial Albert Schweitzer International Youth Tournament for a fifth straight time.
The United States 18-under team, including East Aurora junior Ryan Boatright, fell to the German national 17-under team 79-68 Saturday in the bronze medal game for the tournament. The Americans had dropped a semifinals decision to the 18-under German national team on Friday night.
Australia later beat the 18-under Germans 68-51 for the championship.
Boatright had 18 points Saturday and averaged 19.6 points in the tournament, which included seven games in eight days.