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Sports Canada routs Chile to remain undefeated at FIBA U18 Americas

15:37  13 june  2018
15:37  13 june  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Canadian U18 men's basketball team wins FIBA Americas opener

  Canadian U18 men's basketball team wins FIBA Americas opener Andrew Nembhard had 28 points and seven rebounds to lead Canada to a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday in both teams' first game of group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas championship. A.J. Lawson and Emanuel Miller added 18 points apiece for the Canadians. Tyrese Samuel had 10 boards.

Andrew Nembhard had 19 points as Canada capped group play at the FIBA under- 18 Americas Championship on Tuesday by routing Chile 97-60. Host nation to face Panama in quarter-finals after 3-0 preliminary run. The Canadian Press · June 13.

Andrew Nembhard had 19 points as Canada capped group play at the FIBA under- 18 Americas Championship on Tuesday by routing Chile 97-60. Emanuel Miller …

a man holding a basketball: Canada's Jahcobi Neath shoots against Chile in Tuesday's preliminary game. The host nation topped Chile 97-60 to improve to 3-0 ahead of the tournament quarter-finals.© Twitter/@FIBA Canada's Jahcobi Neath shoots against Chile in Tuesday's preliminary game. The host nation topped Chile 97-60 to improve to 3-0 ahead of the tournament quarter-finals.

Andrew Nembhard had 19 points as Canada capped group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas Championship on Tuesday by routing Chile 97-60.

Emanuel Miller had 17 points and Jaden Bediako added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Canadians, who are 3-0 after the preliminary round.

Maxwell Lorca led Chile with 11 points.

Canada opened the tournament with a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday, then defeated Ecuador 115-75 on Monday.

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  Canada's 3-on-3 basketball run ends with playoff loss Canada's surprising run at the 3-on-3 basketball World Cup is over after a quarter-final loss to the Netherlands on Tuesday. The Canadian men's team suffered its first defeat of the tournament at an inopportune time, falling 18-16 to the Dutch in its first game of the knockout stage Tuesday in Manila, Philippines.

The South American U17 Championship 2017 qualified Chile , Argentina and Ecuador to the FIBA U 18 Americas Championship. USA and Canada have automatic tickets to the FIBA U 18 Americas Championship.

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The Canadians will play Panama in the quarter-finals Thursday. The semifinals go Friday while the medal games are scheduled for Saturday.

Canadians chase 1st title

The top four teams from the tournament at Meridian Centre earn berths at next summer's U19 FIBA World Cup, which Canada won last year in Cairo.

Canada has never won the U18 FIBA Americas tournament, finishing runner-up to the United States the previous two events. But the Canadians finally upset the U.S. in the semifinals of last summer's World Cup en route to an historic gold medal, the first for Canada in a global basketball championship.

In other round-robin games Tuesday, Argentina downed Ecuador 82-61, the Dominican Republic thumped Panama 90-54 and the United States dismantled Puerto Rico 115-71.

The U.S. will meet Ecuador in its quarter-final, Chile will take on Puerto Rico and Argentina will challenge the Dominican Republic.

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